Lockheed Martin’s Robert Stevens 8th Highest Paid CEO of 2012

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Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman was the second-highest paid CEO among Fortune 500 companies last year, according to a listing by USA Today. His total pay was estimated to be $33.4 million while his stock options were worth $18.1

Other CEOs on the list include Kenneth Chenault of American Express, Robert Stevens of Lockheed Martin and Richard Fairbank of Capital One.

“USA Today looked at the 170 Fortune 500 companies that had filed proxy statements as of March 22nd, and that had a CEO that served for the entirety of fiscal 2012,” Business Insider explained.

Here are some of the highest paid Fortune 500 CEOs, along with excerpted data from USA Today:

#2 Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman
• Total pay: $33,396,104
• Stock options: $18,126,741
• Change from 2011: Down 22 percent
• 2012 stock return: 41 percent

#6 American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault
• Total pay: $28,012,789
• Stock options: $21,024,892
• Change from 2011: Up 25 percent
• 2012 stock return: 22 percent

#8 Lockheed Martin CEO Robert Stevens
• Total pay: $23,845,459
• Stock options: $7,200,001
• Change from 2011: Up 16 percent
• 2012 stock return: 19 percent

#9 Capital One CEO Richard Fairbank
• Total pay: $22,601,824
• Stock options: $20,325,060
• Change from 2011: Up 21 percent
• 2012 stock return: 37 percent

Read the complete listing and original article here.

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