IBM shares rose 21% last year, the company's chief executive officer Luo Ruilan (Ginni Rometty) also won the highest prize. This is the first time in four years, IBM stock price gains.
This is Luo Ruilan in the continuous transformation of IBM work for fifth years, she tried to transform the company into a cloud computing software service contractors, such as general service of science and technology more advanced artificial intelligence. Last month, IBM reported that revenues have been falling for the 19 quarter in a row, and the growth of its new business has offset losses from the old business.
In 2016, the company's share price rose almost 21%, more than the S & P 500 index. It is also better than other investors usually bullish technology stocks, including technology stocks, including Amazon, Alphabet and Facebook.
Documents show that Luo Ruilan's target bonus and $1 million 600 thousand annual salary in the fiscal year 2017 will not change. She will also receive a $13 million 300 thousand equity award. Some of the equity awards will be tied to the company's financial goals, and if Rowe continues to be IBM's CEO, the rest will be hers in a few years.