Tim Cook Tops The List Of Highest Paid CEOs In America [FULL LIST]

Apple CEO Tim Cook, who took over the company after Steve Jobs merely 18 months ago, has been named as the highest paid CEO in America by CNBC (via Cult Of Mac).

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The report notes that Tim Cook tops the list of highest-paid CEOs in America with an average annual compensation of around $95 million, followed by Oracle’s Larry Ellison ($70 million) and JC Penney’s Ron Johnson ($53 million). Interestingly, both were closely related to the Cupertino company. Ellison was a friend of Steve Jobs while Johnson was Apple’s vice president of retail for eight years before he joined JC Penney.

Below is the CNBC’s list of highest-paid CEOs and the average annual compensation they’ve received:

  1. Tim Cook (Apple) — $95 million
  2. Larry Ellison (Oracle) — $70 million
  3. Ron Johnson (JC Penney) — $53 million
  4. Leslie Moonves (CBS Corporation) — $52 million
  5. Richard Adkerson (Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold) — $49 million
  6. Philippe Dauman (Viacom) — $43 million
  7. John Hammergren (McKesson Corporation) — $42 million
  8. Aubrey McClendon (Chesapeake Energy) — $39 million
  9. James Gallogly (James Gallogly) — $35 million
  10. David Simon (Simon Property Group — $35 million
  11. Robert Iger (Walt Disney) — $33 million
  12. Rex Tillerson (Exxon Mobil Corporation) — $30 million
  13. Michael Jeffries (Abercrombie & Fitch) — $29 million
  14. Rupert Murdoch (News. Corp) — $28 million
  15. Louis Camilleri (Philip Morris International) — $28 million
  16. David Zaslav (Discovery Communications) — $27 million
  17. Brian Roberts (Comcast Corporation) — $27 million
  18. Miles White (Abbott Laboratories) — $27 million
  19. Ralph Lauren (Ralph Lauren Corporation) — $27 million
  20. Kieran Gallahue (CareFusion Corporation) — $25 million
  21. David Cote (Honeywell International) — $25 million

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