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6. Pamela H. Patsley
Pamela H. Patsley
Chairman and CEO
Moneygram International (MGI)

2009 Total compensation: $17.9 million*

Source: Equilar Inc.

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Last updated September 29 2010: 6:17 AM ET
* Patsley joined the company on January 21, 2009, and was promoted to CEO on September 1, 2009.
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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