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10 CEOs who received highest pay package

October 24, 2013 09:27 IST

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There are some chief executives who took home millions of dollars in total compensation in 2012.

Let's take a look at 10 highest paid CEOs in the United States.

Source: GMI Ratings

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Image: Starbucks's Howard Schultz in Paris, France.
Photographs: Charles Platiau/Reuters

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Mark Zuckerberg

Age: 29

Company: Facebook

Industry: Internet

Total compensation in 2012: $2.27 billion

Overall rank: 1

Zuckerberg, whose personal wealth is estimated to be $16.8 billion, launched Facebook in February 2004.

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Image: Mark Zuckerberg with his wife Priscilla Chan at the Sun Valley, Idaho Resort, United States.
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Richard D Kinder

Age: 69

Company: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners

Industry: Energy and pipeline corporation

Total compensation in 2012: $1.16 billion

Overall rank: 2

Kinder, whose personal wealth is estimated to be $9.4 billion, started his career as a lawyer and investor.

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Image: Richard D Kinder in Houston, United States.
Photographs: Richard Carson/Reuters

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Mel Karmazin

Age: 70

Company: Sirius XM Radio

Industry: Radio broadcasting

Total compensation in 2012: $255.3 million

Overall rank: 3

Karmazin, former president and CEO of CBS, sold radio ads at the age of 17.

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Image: Mel Karmazin in Beverly Hills, California.
Photographs: Danny Moloshok/Reuters

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Gregory B Maffei

Age: 52

Company: Liberty Media

Industry: Mass media

Total compensation in 2012: $254.8 million

Overall rank: 4

Maffei, who did MBA from Harvard, took home more than $250 million in 2012.

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Image: Gregory B Maffei at the Sun Valley, Idaho Resort, United States.
Photographs: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

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Tim Cook

Age: 52

Company: Apple Inc

Industry: Computers

Total compensation in 2012: $143.8 million

Overall rank: 5

Cook, who joined Apple in March 1998, loves hiking, cycling and going to the gym.

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Image: Tim Cook in San Francisco, California.
Photographs: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

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Edward Stack

Age: 58

Company: Dick's Sporting Goods

Industry: Retail

Total compensation in 2012: $142 million

Overall rank: 6

Stack, who took his company public in 2002, oversees stores in 500 locations in 44 states.

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Image: Homepage of Dick's Sporting Goods website. Inset, Edward Stack.
Photographs: Source, dickssportinggoods.com

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Gregory Maffei

Age: 52

Company: Liberty Interactive

Industry: Media holding company

Total compensation in 2012: $136.4 million

Overall rank: 7

Maffei, who appears twice in this list, earns millions as CEO of Liberty Interactive and Liberty Media.

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Image: Gregory Maffei at the Sun Valley, Idaho Resort, United States.
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Howard Schultz

Age: 60

Company: Starbucks

Industry: Restaurants

Total compensation in 2012: $117.5 million

Overall rank: 8

Schultz, whose net worth is $1.5 billion, founded Starbucks in 1971.

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Image: Howard Schultz with his daughter Addison and wife Sheri at Key Arena in Seattle.
Photographs: Anthony P/Reuters

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Marc Benioff

Age: 49

Company: Salesforce.com

Industry: Cloud computing

Total compensation in 2012: $109.5 million

Overall rank: 9

Benioff, who has written three books, launched salesforce.com in March 1999.

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Image: Marc Benioff in San Francisco, California.
Photographs: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

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Frank Coyne

Age: 65

Company: Verisk Analytics

Industry: Risk management

Total compensation in 2012: $100.4 million

Overall rank: 10

Coyne, who began his career as a trial attorney, is now a non-executive of Verisk Analytics after stepping down this year.


Image: Homepage of Verisk Analytics website. Inset, Frank Coyne.
Photographs: Source, verisk.com

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