Directors' pay soars at Zaha Hadid Holdings

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Highest-paid director enjoys nine-fold pay rise as profits rise

The parent company of Zaha Hadid Architects has revealed a jump in pre-tax profit and a hugely inflated director pay-out as a rift among bosses threatens to explode into the public via a courtroom later this year.

Zaha Hadid Holdings is the sole owner of the international architecture firm, and battleground for an ongoing stand-off over the future of Hadid’s estate.

Patrik Schumacher, principal of Zaha Hadid Architects, is bringing a case to remove three other executors of Hadid’s will from ZHH’s executive board.

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