This excerpt taken from the GOOG 8-K filed Mar 3, 2009.
Fiscal Year 2008 Executive Bonus Awards
On February 26, 2009, the Leadership Development and Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of Google determined the allocation of the discretionary bonus payment among Googles executive officers under the Executive Bonus Plan (the Plan). The Plan sets the maximum amount payable to any one executive in the fiscal year 2008 at $6.0 million. These payments are in recognition of executive officers contributions to performance in 2008. The table below sets forth the individual discretionary bonus payments to Googles named executive officers and George Reyes, Googles former Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer: