Cash compensation: $7.6 million
Stock and options: $13.5 million
Palmisano's 2009 take includes $1.1 million in "other compensation," including $320,065 of personal travel on company aircraft. Because family members sometimes join him aboard IBM planes, the company adds, "Mr. Palmisano has contributed $63,000 to the IBM International Foundation to fund contributions to Columbia University."
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