Steven Burd, chairman, president and CEO of US supermarket chain Safeway Inc, received a falt salary of US$1m last year, up from US870,000 in 2000. On top of the salary, Burd picked up a bonus of US$1.15m and no stock options, compared to a US$1.7m bonus (including a US$450,000 retention bonus) and options for 2 million common shares in 2000.