New BSkyB finance chief off to a flier

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The broadcast giant awarded Darroch £1.18m in shares, the Daily Mail reported.

The share options are in addition to a £500,000 annual salary, and a potential annual bonus of £600,000, plus other benefits such as a £60,000 car.

Darroch left high street electronic goods retailer Dixons to replace Martin Stewart who quit after failing to beat James Murdoch to the chief executive post at BSkyB.

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