2008 salary: $1.8 million
Bonus: $17.5 million
Stock grants: $0
Stock options: $9 million
The Dow Jones industrial index booted Honeywell out last year in favor of larger companies, but Honeywell is having the last laugh: One of the companies that replaced it is floundering financial giant Bank of America.
Honeywell's 2008 sales rose 6% to $36.6 billion, a result that helped Cote collect a $17.5 million bonus.
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