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6. A.G. Lafley: $23.5 million
A.G. Lafley: $23.5 million
Company: Procter & Gamble
Cash compensation: $5.6 million
Stock and options: $17.9 million

P&G sat out last year's stock market rally, which is becoming a familiar theme: Lafley has raked in $71 million of compensation over three years, even as shares of the Cincinnati-based seller of Tide and Crest rose just 2%.

Lafley, who was named president and CEO in 2000, retired from the company in February 2010.

Source: Equilar Inc.

NEXT: William Weldon: $22.8 million

Last updated April 06 2010: 4:17 PM ET
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Note: Total compensation includes actual salary received, discretionary and performance-based bonus payouts, the grant-date fair value of new stock and option awards and other compensation. If relevant, other compensation includes severance payments. Equilar, an executive compensation research firm, looked at 200 CEOs at the 199 largest companies (Motorola has co-CEOs) that filed their 2009 proxies as of March 26, 2010. All companies have revenue greater than $5.7 Billion. The list includes companies with fiscal year-ends spanning from May 31, 2009 to January 31, 2010.
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