Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lottery Pegs Bonuses to Revenues.(New Mexico & Metro)

Byline: Wren Propp Journal Capitol Bureau

VPs To Earn More If Profits Increase

Bonuses for New Mexico Lottery vice presidents will be tied to the game's bottom line this fiscal year, instead of sales increases, the lottery's chief executive said Thursday.

Tom Shaheen said the three vice presidents could receive the same amount in bonuses, about $14,000 apiece, as they did in the past fiscal year.

But upper management will have to work a little harder this year to earn as much, he said.

"I believe very much in rewarding efforts to maintain what we've done in the previous year," Shaheen said. "But if they want more, they've got to push and drive it a little higher. …

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