By Han Ting-ting and Frances Huang
Taipei, Feb. 1 (CNA) Members of the board of directors at Uni-President Enterprises Corp. (統一) were the highest paid in that category in 2015 among companies listed on the local main board, according to the latest statistics from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE).
Uni-President, one of the leading food suppliers in Taiwan, paid its chairman and members of its board an average NT$62.66 million (US$2 million) each in 2015, above the pay offered even by the high-tech giants in the country, the data showed.
According to the statistics, Uni-President’s bottom line was boosted by its operations in the China market and the company posted NT$2.48 in earnings per share in 2015, up from NT$1.96 the previous year.
Its total payment to its directors in 2015 accounted for 5.58 percent of its earnings that year, the data showed. [FULL STORY]