Electronic Arts halves compensation for executive chairman Larry Probst from $1.03 million following appointment of Andrew Wilson to CEO.
Poor guy now he is less rich!
With 515k a month i wouldve bought 10 of each console + pcs. I wanna cry for him /S
"Electronic Arts has cut executive chairman Larry Probst's ANNUAL salary from $1.03 million to $515,000 effective October 1" - Man, if he was getting 515k a month he'd be wipin' his butt with C-notes.
Depends. If he's living in a good house in an upscale place, 500 k isn't a whole lot. He's probably busy paying gas every 20 minutes for his lambo or Aston martin.
I think it's morally wrong to get that much salory, from any line of work, especially knowing that there are people out there starving to death. But hey, as long as his wifey is getting paid.
Wow! Getting your salary cut by half would definitely suck ass, but its obvious that his company gave him a simple choice. Either get a salary cut, or leave.
We'll know he's hurting when he starts posting spam links on N4G. C'mon spammers! This is your chance to actually help somebody! /Giant S
Yet he's still making more money than most of us
all of us...
Maybe because Larry isn't busy on a website or playing games? :D
Hey Ill take that salary lol.
I want at least 1/4 of his salary.
By the gods! How will this man survive on only 500,000?!
Terrible, ain't it?
HE'LL STARVE TO DEATH!!!
Now he will have to wait an extra year to get that extra story added on his mansion :( poor guy feeling for him
oh man, this is horrible. He might have to go a week without steak for dinner
And still makes way too much. Nobody should make more than 100,000; nobody NEEDS to make anything more than two million in their entire lifetime, considering two million will pay for all basic living expenses for 80 years and that's if you're paying $2,000 per month (which is rounding up a generous amount).
$2000? I wouldn't go that far...... EA is based in the Bay Area. An average single story 3 to 4 bedroom house in an average neighborhood costs about $500 - $600K.....easy, and that's only if you're compromising. I'm not exaggerating either. Property Taxes alone would be about 8 to 9 grand per year on that, btw. Just sayin
Cry me a river.
He could buy you a river.
I hope Uncle Sam takes a huge bite out of his A$$ 30% or more...
Oh man this guy must be furious!!! ---
I feel bad for him
i think you forgot the /sarcasm tag...
The gulf stream 4 doesn't even have a remote control for its surround sound DVD system. Now do you think that downloading music for free isn't A BIG DEAL??!
Bubs for the South Park quote ^_^
First World Problem!!!! /S
Not defending this guy. But having a salary slashed in half is pretty tough. He'll have to get rid of some things he could previously afford. Which is a bitch. Other then that. 500K is a price someone in his position should be paid not millions.
But how will he afford the Diamond encrusted pool filled with Oil and Grey Goose?!
Oh no 500k oh dear what is he going to do now?! Seriously though, if I was getting this kind of cash, I would still be living in my nice 3 bedroom apartment. I would have no temptation to buy a mansion to live in, a car museum. Those are just things I have no need for.
He STILL makes more money than I'll ever see, so **** 'em.