In Pictures: 11 fun facts about Apple

To celebrate Wednesday’s shareholder meeting, we’ve ventured deep into the jungle primeval of Apple’s proxy statements to bring you eleven bits of trivia about the company’s operations. Read on to discover just how gigantic Apple is, whose notable name is missing from the roster of the company’s officers, and the surprising truth about executive compensation.

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All senior executives make the same amount

Apple is a surprisingly egalitarian company when it comes to executive compensation: Each of the company’s top managers makes $875,000 per year, except Tim Cook, whose chief executive spot is worth $1.4 million.

If that base pay doesn’t sound exciting, consider that all executives are also entitled to a cash bonus based on performance—and, thanks to Apple’s immense growth, they've all taken home three times their salary in 2012. That’s up from “just” doubling their base pay in both 2010 and 2011.

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