As the Chief Executive Officer at Barnes & Noble, William Lynch earned a total compensation of $10,008,398 in 2011, which increased by 524.28% compared to 2010.
Of this total, $1,142,308 was earned as salary, $450,000 was received as a bonus, $3,098,340 was awarded as stock, $5,285,000 was received in stock options, and $32,750 came from all other compensation.
William Lynch worked with Leonard Riggio, Joseph Lombardi, Allen Lindstrom, Jaime Carey, Mary Ellen Keating, Mitchell Klipper, and Michael Huseby at Barnes & Noble in 2011.
The company's 2012 fiscal year, which ended at April 30, actually covered majority of year 2011. This website therefore treated this period as year 2011.