Kevin Rollins, Dell's soon-to-be chief executive officer, exercised stock options worth $35.9 million during the company's last fiscal year.

That amount far exceeded Rollins' salary and bonus for the year, according to figures in a Thursday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Rollins, who serves as the computer-maker's president and chief operating officer, received a salary of $797,115 and a bonus of $1.7 million for the year ended Jan. 30.

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