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2. Lawrence Ellison
Lawrence Ellison
Oracle (ORCL)

2009 Total compensation: $70.1 million*

Source: Equilar Inc.

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Last updated September 29 2010: 6:16 AM ET
* During fiscal 2010, Mr. Ellison's base salary was reduced to $1.
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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