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The New York Times 100 Highest-Paid CEOs

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  Rank Executive Name Title Company 2012 Compensation
1 Lawrence J. Ellison CEO Oracle $96.1M
2 Richard M. Bracken Chairman and CEO HCA $38.5M
3 Robert A. Iger Chairman and CEO Walt Disney $37.1M
4 Mark G. Parker President and CEO Nike $35.2M
5 Philippe P. Dauman President and CEO Viacom $33.3M
6 John J. Donahoe President and CEO eBay $29.7M
7 Howard Schultz Chairman, President and CEO Starbucks $28.9M
8 Stephen I. Chazen President and CEO Occidental Petroleum $28.5M
9 Kenneth I. Chenault Chairman and CEO American Express $28.0M
10 Louis C. Camilleri Chairman and CEO Philip Morris International $24.7M
11 Robert J. Stevens Chairman and CEO Lockheed Martin $23.8M
12 Richard D. Fairbank Chairman, President and CEO Capital One Financial $22.6M
13 K. Rupert Murdoch Chairman and CEO News Corp. $22.4M
14 Louis R. Chenevert Chairman, President and CEO United Technologies $21.7M
15 Muhtar Kent Chairman, President and CEO Coca-Cola $21.6M
16 W. James McNerney Jr. Chairman, President and CEO Boeing $21.1M
17 Randall L. Stephenson Chairman, President and CEO AT&T $20.9M
18 Alan Mulally President and CEO Ford Motor $20.9M
19 Paul E. Jacobs Chairman and CEO Qualcomm $20.7M
20 Jeffrey R. Immelt Chairman and CEO General Electric $20.4M
21 David E.I. Pyott Chairman, President and CEO Allergan $19.3M
22 John G. Stumpf Chairman, President and CEO Wells Fargo $19.3M
23 Miles D. White Chairman and CEO Abbott Laboratories $18.9M
24 Ian C. Read Chairman and CEO Pfizer $18.4M
25 Larry J. Merlo President and CEO CVS Caremark $18.1M
26 Robert A. Walker President and CEO Anadarko Petroleum $18.1M
27 Jay L. Johnson Chairman and CEO General Dynamics $18.0M
28 Michael D. White Chairman, President and CEO DIRECTV $17.8M
29 Stephen A. Wynn Chairman, President and CEO Wynn Resorts $17.7M
30 John F. Coyne CEO Western Digital $17.2M
31 Samuel R. Allen Chairman and CEO Deere $17.1M
32 Andrew N. Liveris Chairman, President and CEO Dow Chemical $16.8M
33 Mark G. Papa Chairman and CEO EOG Resources $16.7M
34 Ryan M. Lance Chairman and CEO ConocoPhillips $16.7M
35 Brian Duperreault President and CEO Marsh & McLennan  $16.6M
36 Joseph M. Tucci Chairman and CEO EMC  $16.5M
37 John C. Plant Chairman, President and CEO TRW Automotive  $16.5M
38 David M. Cote Chairman and CEO Honeywell International  $16.2M
39 James M. Cracchiolo Chairman and CEO Ameriprise Financial  $16.1M
40 Robert L. Parkinson Jr. Chairman and CEO Baxter International  $16.0M
41 Lamberto Andreotti CEO Bristol-Myers Squibb  $16.0M
42 Margaret C. Whitman President and CEO Hewlett-Packard  $15.3M
43 Virginia M. Rometty Chairman, President and CEO IBM  $15.3M
44 John C. Martin Chairman and CEO Gilead Sciences  $15.2M
45 Robert A. McDonald Chairman, President and CEO Procter & Gamble  $15.1M
46 John R. Strangfeld Chairman, President and CEO Prudential Financial  $15.1M
47 Scott A. McGregor President and CEO Broadcom  $15.0M
48 Michael C. Jennings President and CEO HollyFrontier  $15.0M
49 J. Brett Harvey Chairman and CEO CONSOL Energy  $14.3M
50 William M. Brown President and CEO Harris Corp.  $14.2M
51 Ronald M. DeFeo Chairman and CEO Terex  $13.8M
52 Lowell C. McAdam Chairman and CEO Verizon Communications  $13.8M
53 Frederick W. Smith Chairman, President and CEO FedEx  $13.6M
54 Charles E. Bunch Chairman and CEO PPG Industries  $13.4M
55 Richard J. Kramer Chairman, President and CEO Goodyear Tire & Rubber $13.4M
56 Ian M. Cook Chairman, President and CEO Colgate-Palmolive  $13.4M
57 Steven A. Kandarian Chairman, President and CEO MetLife  $13.2M
58 Richard K. Templeton Chairman, President and CEO Texas Instruments  $13.1M
59 Fabrizio Freda President and CEO Estee Lauder  $13.0M
60 Clarence P. Cazalot Jr. Chairman, President and CEO Marathon Oil  $13.0M
61 Hugh Grant Chairman and CEO Monsanto  $12.9M
62 Jeff M. Fettig Chairman and CEO Whirlpool  $12.9M
63 Gerald L. Hassell Chairman, President and CEO Bank Of New York Mellon  $12.8M
64 David M. Cordani President and CEO Cigna  $12.7M
65 George Paz Chairman, President and CEO Express Scripts  $12.7M
66 Ellen J. Kullman Chairman and CEO DuPont  $12.7M
67 Indra K. Nooyi Chairman and CEO PepsiCo  $12.5M
68 Mark P. Frissora Chairman and CEO Hertz  $12.5M
69 William R. Klesse Chairman and CEO Valero Energy  $12.5M
70 Stephen A. Roell Chairman, President and CEO Johnson Controls  $12.4M
71 Gary R. Heminger President and CEO Marathon Petroleum  $12.3M
72 Michael L. Corbat CEO Citigroup  $12.3M
73 Gregory E. Johnson President and CEO Franklin Resources  $12.3M
74 John W. Conway Chairman, President and CEO Crown Holdings  $12.0M
75 Gregory D. Wasson President and CEO Walgreen  $12.0M
76 Stephen F. Angel Chairman, President and CEO Praxair  $11.9M
77 Bryan G. Stockton Chairman and CEO Mattel  $11.8M
78 Timothy M. Manganello Chairman and CEO BorgWarner  $11.7M
79 Klaus Kleinfeld Chairman and CEO Alcoa  $11.7M
80 John T. Chambers Chairman and CEO Cisco Systems  $11.6M
81 Robert A. Livingston President and CEO Dover  $11.5M
82 John D. Finnegan Chairman, President and CEO Chubb  $11.5M
83 Wendell P. Weeks Chairman, President and CEO Corning  $11.4M
84 Scott C. Donnelly Chairman, President and CEO Textron  $11.3M
85 Michael T. Strianese Chairman, President and CEO L-3 Communications  $11.2M
86 Daniel P. Amos Chairman and CEO Aflac  $11.2M
87 Gregory J. Goff President and CEO Tesoro  $11.2M
88 Peter R. Huntsman President and CEO Huntsman  $11.2M
89 George S. Barrett Chairman and CEO Cardinal Health  $11.2M
90 Christopher M. Connor Chairman and CEO Sherwin-Williams  $10.9M
91 Inge G. Thulin Chairman, President and CEO 3M  $10.8M
92 John F. Lundgren President and CEO Stanley Black & Decker  $10.7M
93 D. Scott Davis Chairman and CEO United Parcel Service  $10.6M
94 Thomas F. Motamed Chairman and CEO CNA Financial  $10.6M
95 Michael F. Mahoney President and CEO Boston Scientific  $10.6M
96 Thomas J. Falk Chairman and CEO Kimberly-Clark  $10.6M
97 James P. Gorman Chairman and CEO Morgan Stanley  $10.3M
98 Keith E. Wandell Chairman, President and CEO Harley Davidson  $10.3M
99 Gregory Q. Brown Chairman and CEO Motorola Solutions  $10.3M
100 John F. Brock Chairman and CEO Coca-Cola Enterprises  $10.2M