ANGELA Ahrendts, the chief executive of Burberry, saw her bonus fall by 21 per cent in the year to 31 March but still pocketed £6.8m thanks to a share windfall.
The luxury firm’s annual report out yesterday showed that Ahrendts’ total pay package including her basic salary, allowances and bonus, fell from £3.7m to £3.3m.
Her bonus fell to £1.54m from £1.98m the previous year after the firm only met 75 per cent of its targets, although this was still worth 150 per cent of Ahrendts’ salary.
The 53-year-old American, who has been chief executive of Burberry since 2006, also received £3.5m in shares that vested in the year to 31 March.
Ahrendts’ pay is significantly down on the previous year when she collected £16.9m including £11.9m of long-term awards, making her the best paid executive in the FTSE, according to consultancy MM&K and governance group Manifest.