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Angela Ahrendts is the Highest-Paid Woman in the US

After being named vice president of Apple’s retail and online stores, Angela Ahrendts earned $82.4 million in 2014, making her the highest-paid woman in the U.S., reports TIME magazine.

The former Burberry CEO's total earnings included a sign-on bonus and a grant for unvested equity left at the British fashion retailer.

Aside from being responsible for Apple's stores, Ahrendts played an integral role in the launch of the Apple Watch. 

Other female CEOs on Bloomberg’s list are Oracle CEO Safra Catz with an earning of $71.2 million, and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer with $59.1 million.

 

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