Highest Paid CEOs of 2012

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Highest Paid CEOs of 2012
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Highest Paid CEOs of 2012

CNN Money released its list of the 20 highest paid chief executive officers of 2012. It was refreshing to see some of the CEOs that have led their companies to long-term success made the list.

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By Douglas A. McIntyre, 24/7 Wall St.

Company: Philip Morris International (PM)
Cash compensation: $9.7 million
Stock and options: $15 million
Change in total pay (1 year): 23%
Company: American Express (AXP)
Cash compensation: $7 million
Stock and options: $21 million
Change in total pay (1 year): 25%
Company: Occidental Petroleum (OXY)
Cash compensation: $10.7 million
Stock and options: $17.8 million
Change in total pay (1 year): N.A.
Company: Starbucks (SBUX)
Cash compensation: $4 million
Stock and options: $24.9 million
Change in total pay (1 year): 80%
Company: eBay (EBAY)
Cash compensation: $4 million
Stock and options: $25.7 million
Change in total pay (1 year): 81%
Company: Viacom (VIAB)
Cash compensation: $15.3 million
Stock and options: $18.1 million
Change in total pay (1 year): -22%
Company: Nike (NKE)
Cash compensation: $8.1 million
Stock and options: $27.1 million
Change in total pay (1 year): 219%
Company: Walt Disney (DIS)
Cash compensation: $19.8 million
Stock and options: $17.3 million
Change in total pay (1 year): 18%
Company: HCA (HCA)
Cash compensation: $26.7 million
Stock and options: $11.8 million
Change in total pay (1 year): N.A.
Company: Oracle (ORCL)
Cash compensation: $5.5 million
Stock and options: $90.7 million
Change in total pay (1 year): 24%
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