SLI's Skeoch nets £5.2m pay package

Laura Dew

Standard Life Investments' chief executive Keith Skeoch was paid £5.2m in 2014 as the business' AUM jumped by 45% last year.

Skeoch (pictured), who joined SLI in 1999 and has been chief executive since 2004, earnt a basic salary of £447,000 last year, Standard Life said in its annual report. He then received a bonus of £1.6m, with additional performance incentives and pension contributions bringing the total to £5.2m, up from £4.3m in 2013. Standard Life chief executive David Nish earnt just under £5.5m in pay and bonuses, including £806,000 in basic salary. The company said Nish and Skeoch had been rewarded for the firm's "strong financial performance", as well as related moves such as the firm's acquis...

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