Highest paid
Name Company 2009 Total
Rank on
Power 50
Carol Bartz Yahoo! $47.2 million 10
Safra Catz Oracle $36.4 million 11
Carrie Cox Schering-Plough $23 million --
Irene Rosenfeld Kraft Foods $22.1 million 2
Wellington Denahan-Norris Annaly Capital Management $21.6 million --
Pamela Patsley Moneygram International $17.9 million --
Susan Ivey Reynolds American $16.2 million 22
Martine Rothblatt United Therapeutics $15.8 million --
Carol Meyrowitz TJX Companies $14.8 million 17
Indra Nooyi PepsiCo $14.2 million 1
Angela Braly WellPoint $13.1 million 4
Brenda Barnes Sara Lee $11.5 million --
Linda Chen Wynn Resorts $11.2 million --
Patricia Woertz Archer Daniels Midland $11.0 million 3
Kim Sinatra Wynn Resorts $10.5 million --
Mary Callahan Erdoes JPMorgan Chase $10.4 million 30
Nancy Wysenski Vertex Pharmaceuticals $10.2 million --
Jackwyn Nemerov Polo Ralph Lauren $10.1 million --
Ursula Burns Xerox $9.9 million 9
Martha Stewart Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia $9.7 million --
Ann Livermore Hewlett-Packard $9.7 million 14
Doreen Toben Verizon Communications $9.2 million --
Katherine Krill AnnTaylor Stores $9.1 million --
Kathryn Fagan Annaly Capital Management $8.6 million --
Ellen Kullman DuPont $8.3 million 7
From the October 18, 2010 issue
Source: Equilar Inc.
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 chart by looking at companies with more than $1 billion in revenues that filed proxies by Aug. 15.
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