CNBC names Tim Cook America’s highest paid CEO

I doubt it’ll come as any shock that Tim Cook (Apple’s current CEO, pay attention) has just been named by CNBC as the highest paid CEO in America. Cook defeats the number two spot holder – Oracle’s Larry Ellison – by a whopping $25 million, and has an average compensation of $95 million.

Check out the full list of CNBC’s highest paid CEOs below:

  • Tim Cook (Apple) — $95 million
  • Larry Ellison (Oracle) — $70 million
  • Ron Johnson (JC Penney) — $53 million
  • Leslie Moonves (CBS Corporation) — $52 million
  • Richard Adkerson (Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold) — $49 million
  • Philippe Dauman (Viacom) — $43 million
  • John Hammergren (McKesson Corporation) — $42 million
  • Aubrey McClendon (Chesapeake Energy) — $39 million
  • James Gallogly (James Gallogly) — $35 million
  • David Simon (Simon Property Group — $35 million
  • Robert Iger (Walt Disney) — $33 million
  • Rex Tillerson (Exxon Mobil Corporation) — $30 million
  • Michael Jeffries (Abercrombie & Fitch) — $29 million
  • Rupert Murdoch (News. Corp) $28 million
  • Louis Camilleri (Philip Morris International) — $28 million
  • David Zaslav (Discovery Communications) — $27 million
  • Brian Roberts (Comcast Corporation) — $27 million
  • Miles White (Abbott Laboratories) — $27 million
  • Ralph Lauren (Ralph Lauren Corporation) — $27 million
  • Kieran Gallahue (CareFusion Corporation) — $25 million
  • David Cote (Honeywell International) — $25 million

Via: 9to5Mac

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