Home Alone: Decor Chain’s Lee Bird Soars to Top of Highest-paid CEOs in Dallas-Fort Worth

AT&T Inc.’s Randall Stephenson held the title of highest-paid chief executive in Dallas-Fort Worth for two straight years. Stephenson pulled down almost $58 million in his time at the top, guiding the telecommunications giant through a lucrative merger with Time Warner. But his reign ends with this year’s ranking of public company CEOs. The chief executives of three companies with revenue under $2 billion soared into the top five, including a new No. 1. Claiming this year's title is At Home Group Inc.’s Lewis Bird III, who's guided the growing Plano-based home decor chain that's challenging the notion brick-and-mortar locations have seen better days.Stephenson didn’t fall far, though, slipping only one spot to No. 2 with a pay package totaling $29.1 million in 2018.  Continue reading...

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