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When it comes to executive compensation in the biotech and pharma sectors, it pays to be the chief executive officer at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, STAT tells us. Len Schleifer, took home $453 million in 2021, more than any other executive in the sector, which represents just less than the entire combined compensation — $478 million — of the next nine highest-paid chief executive officers. In addition to salary, cash-based bonuses, and other perks, total compensation was calculated by using the “actual realized gains” of stock options and awards, instead of the estimated fair value of those options and awards that is more commonly reported.

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