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14. Kevin Beebe
Kevin Beebe
Former Group President, Operations*
Alltel (AT)

2007 Total compensation: $57.4 million

* Beebe left the company in November 2007 when it was acquired in a private equity transaction. 2007 total compensation includes $51,073,764 in payments made in connection with the purchase of the company.

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Last updated September 29 2008: 1:17 PM ET
Source: Equilar Inc.
Note: 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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