UBC Okanagan exec nicely compensated

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The president of UBC Okanagan has cracked the list of the most highly paid executives in the provincial public sector.     

Santo Ono was second with total compensation of 605-thousand dollars -- up nearly six per cent from a year earlier.

Five university officials and two B-C Hydro executives are on this year's list.

Powerex C-E-O Thomas Bechard is in first spot.

Bechard had a salary of nearly 359-thousand dollars in 2019-2020, but his total compensation including benefits and any bonuses was more than 937-thousand dollars.