Thomas Kurian: $33.7 million
Thomas Kurian: $33.7 million
Company: Oracle
Cash compensation: $8 million
Stock and options: $25.7 million

The Oracle vice president of product management was handsomely paid last year after the long-awaited Fusion Applications suite finally launched in September.

Kurian took home $800,000 in salary and a $7.2 million bonus.

Source: Equilar Inc.
Note: Total compensation includes annualized base salary, 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 Inc., an executive compensation research firm in Redwood Shores, Calif., prepared the data by looking at companies with more than $1 billion in revenues that filed proxies by Sept. 30, 2011.
Last updated November 10 2011: 6:44 AM ET
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