Company: Johnson & Johnson
Cash compensation: $14.8 million
Stock and options: $8 million
Weldon's latest big paycheck came in a year when J&J posted its first annual sales decline in 76 years and set plans to cut as many as 8,000 jobs to rein in costs. The board rewarded Weldon, who has taken down $88 million over three years by the company's count, with a raise on account of -- among other things -- the "difficult personnel decisions" he had to make.
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