Highest paid
Name Company 2007 Total
Rank on
Power 50
Sharilyn Gasaway Alltel $38.6 million --
Safra Catz Oracle $34.1 million 16
Diane Greene VMware $16.4 million --
Kathleen Quirk Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold $16.3 million --
Trudy Sullivan Talbot's $15.7 million --
Angela Braly WellPoint $14.9 million 5
Ann Livermore Hewlett-Packard $14.8 million 11
Indra Nooyi PepsiCo $14.7 million 1
Anne Mulcahy Xerox $12.8 million 4
Sharon Fay AllianceBernstein Holding $12.4 million --
Meg Whitman eBay $11.9 million --
Barbara Novick BlackRock $11.8 million --
Irene Rosenfeld Kraft Foods $11.6 million 2
Marilyn Fedak AllianceBernstein Holding $11.5 million --
Andrea Jung Avon Products $11.1 million 6
Sallie Krawcheck Citigroup $11.0 million --
Pamela Patsley First Data $10.5 million --
Wellington Denahan-Norris Annaly Capital Management $10.1 million --
Sue Decker Yahoo $10.1 million 39
Katherine Harless Idearc $10.0 million --
Barbara Desoer Bank of America $9.6 million --
Christine Poon Johnson & Johnson $9.4 million --
Brenda Barnes Sara Lee $9.1 million 9
Deborah McWhinney Charles Schwab $8.9 million --
Carrie Cox Schering-Plough $8.9 million 32
From the Oct. 13, 2008 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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