Moderna chief Bancel to donate about $355M worth of early stock to charity
Four days ago, Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel was made a Chevalier — basically knighted — in his home country of France. And now the billionaire CEO said he will exercise and donate about $355 million in stock options.
Bancel announced early Tuesday via a blog post that he and his wife Brenda will be donating the after-tax proceeds of his original stock options to charity — the stock options Bancel was granted back in 2013 after he became CEO, two years after he first joined the mRNA specialist outfit.
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