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T-Mobile CEO Legere got $67 million last year after Sprint deal

The bulk of Legere's package came from a stock award granted the same day the deal was announced in April 2018, according to a regulatory filing Friday

T-Mobile and Sprint. Photo: Reuters
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T-Mobile US Inc. granted Chief Executive Officer John Legere a $66.5 million compensation package last year, largely dependent on whether he can complete a proposed tie-up with Sprint Corp.

The bulk of Legere’s package came from a stock award granted the same day the deal was announced in April 2018, according to a regulatory filing Friday. The payout is tied to T-Mobile’s stock return and Legere remaining on the job to see the acquisition through.

Legere, known for his straggly hair, magenta T-shirts and Twitter antics, has made frequent trips to Washington to lobby for the proposed

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First Published: Apr 28 2019 | 1:33 AM IST

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