As the Chief Executive Officer at Barnes & Noble, William Lynch earned a total compensation of $15,709,965 in 2009.

Of this total, $812,308 was earned as salary, $900,000 was received as a bonus, $11,035,000 was awarded as stock, $2,860,000 was received in stock options, and $102,657 came from all other compensation.

William Lynch worked with Leonard Riggio, Mary Ellen Keating, Mitchell Klipper, Joseph Lombardi, and Stephen Riggio at Barnes & Noble in 2009.

Year Adjustment

The company's 2010 fiscal year, which ended on January 30, actually covered the majority of year 2009. This website therefore treated this period as year 2009.

Compensation Data Fiscal 2010 Ends: Jan 30
  • Salary$812,308
  • Bonus$900,000
  • Stock Awards$11,035,000
  • Option Awards$2,860,000
  • Other$102,657
  • Total$15,709,965
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