Oracle's Larry Ellison Tops List Of Highest Paid CEO's [PHOTOS]

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  • Oracle Corp.'s Larry Ellison
    Larry Ellison, 68, raked in $96.2 million, according to the Highest Paid C.E.O.’s list, which accounts for salary, perks and bonuses ($3.9 million) and stock options valued at $90.7 million.
  • Robert A. Iger
    Walt Disney Co. (DIS)’s Robert Iger ranked third on Highest Paid CEO's list with a 2012 salary of $37.1 million.
  • Mark G. Parker
    Nike Inc.’s Mark Parker came in fourth on this year's list of highest paid CEOs with $35.2 million.
  • Philippe Dauman
    Viacom Inc.’s Philippe Dauman came in fifth on this year's list of Highest Paid CEO's with $33.4 million.
  • John Donahue
    EBay Inc. (EBAY)’s John Donahoe was sixth on this year's list of Highest Paid CEO's with $29.7 million
  • Howard Schultz
    Starbucks Corp.'s Howard Schultz ranked seventh on this year's list of Highest Paid CEOs
  • Kenneth Chenault
    Kenneth Chenault, American Express Co., came in ninth on this years list of Highest Paid CEO's with a salary of $28 million
  • Louis Camilleri
    Philip Morris International Inc. CEO Louis Camilleri rounded out the top 10 Highest Paid CEO's list with a salary of $24.7 million.
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Oracle Corp. (Nasdaq: ORCL)’s Larry Ellison was the highest-paid CEO in the U.S. last year, according to a list compiled by Equilar, an executive compensation data firm, and released by The New York Times.

Ellison, 68, raked in $96.2 million, according to the Highest Paid CEO’s list, which accounts for salary, perks and bonuses ($3.9 million) and stock options valued at $90.7 million, the newspaper reports.

Ranking second on the list with $38.6 million was Richard Bracken of HCA Holdings Inc. (HCA), while Walt Disney Co. (Nasdaq: DIS)’s Robert Iger followed with a 2012 salary of $37.1 million.

Nike Inc.’s Mark Parker was fourth this year with $35.2 million, followed by Viacom Inc. (Nasdaq: VIA)’s Philippe Dauman with $33.4 million. EBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY)’s John Donahoe was sixth with $29.7 million, according to the Times.

Seventh through 10th, respectively, were Howard Schultz, Starbucks Corp. (Nasdaq: SBUX), $28.9 million; Stephen Chazen, Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: OXY), $28.5 million; Kenneth Chenault, American Express Co. (NYSE: AXP), $28 million; and Louis Camilleri, Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE: PM), $24.7 million.

The Times reports that Equilar’s list covered executives at public companies with annual revenue of more than $5 billion that had filed proxy statements by March 29.

 

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