Highest paid
These are the 20 highest-paid Fortune 1000 company executives under age 40; only 3 of them made the main 40 under 40 list.
Highest paid rank Name Age Company 2009 Total
compensation
1 Matt Maddox 35 Wynn Resorts $15.03 million
2 James R. Murdoch 37 News Corp. $8.84 million
3 G. Mike Mikan 39 UnitedHealth Group $5.76 million
4 James P. Fortescue 36 Annaly Capital Management $5.59 million
5 Keith A. Meister 37 Icahn Enterprises $5.32 million
6 Wilford H. Fuller 39 Lincoln National $4.97 million
7 Christa Davies 39 Aon Corp. $3.82 million
8 Adam J. Greenlee 36 Silgan Holdings $3.41 million
9 Peter Leav 39 NCR Corp. $3.06 million
10 Jonathan W. Thayer 39 Constellation Energy $2.87 million
11 Jonathan Z. Cohen 39 Atlas Energy $2.77 million
12 W. Robert Berkley, Jr. 37 W.R. Berkley $2.70 million
13 Jason Garner 37 Live Nation $2.66 million
14 Charles F. Kessler 38 Abercrombie & Fitch $2.36 million
15 Brian L. Swartz 36 Apollo Group $2.35 million
16 Paul S.
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35 Aflac $2.14 million
17 Jay A. Brown 37 Crown Castle International $2.11 million
18 Mauricio Gutierrez 39 NRG Energy $2.07 million
19 Travis Smith 37 Jo-Ann Stores $2.06 million
20 Libby Wadle 37 J. Crew $2.06 million
From the Nov 1, 2010 issue
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