RSA boss Hester has shares that could be worth millions if the deal goes through 

RSA boss Stephen Hester is lined up for a £16m cash windfall if the insurer sells up.

RSA is the subject of a £7.2bn bid from insurers Tryg and Intact who want to carve up the business based on geography.

Chief executive Hester could scoop £15.8m from shares he owns outright. He has already been paid £22.2m since taking over the firm in 2014, according to

His salary is £4.1m a year. 

The deal is at big premium to the current share price, and has been described as ‘more than fair value’. 


Boss Hester to net millions in cash windfall upon RSA sale