The chief executive of Google, Sundar Pichai, has been awarded $199m (Â£138m) in shares, a regulatory filing has revealed.
It makes him the highest-paid chief executive in the US.
Â Mr Pichai became chief executive of the search engine giant following the creation of its parent, Alphabet.
The founders of Google, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, have amassed fortunes of $34.6bn and $33.9bn, according to Forbes.
Mr Pichai, 43, was awarded 273,328 Alphabet shares on 3 February, worth a total of $199m, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.
The new award of shares takes Mr Pichai's total stock value to approximately $650m.
Mr Pichai's share award will vest incrementally each quarter until 2019. In other words, full control over the shares will pass to him on a gradual basis.
The Google chief executive joined the company since 2004, initially leading product management on a number of Google's client software products, including Google Chrome] and Chrome OS, as well as being largely responsible for Google Drive. He also oversaw the development of Gmail and Google Maps.
Â He previously worked in engineering and product management at Applied Materials and as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.