Terry Semel: The $26MM Dollar Man

According to recent news reports, Yahoo CEO Terry Semel who is responsible for leading Yahoo into profitability in the past 3 quarters, just got a nice little reward– $14.6 million dollars gained by exercising 500,000 stock options earlier this week. Earlier this month Semel cashed in for in $11.1 million. Given he’s created $16 billion in shareholder value, $26MM seems like a nice percentage.