Highest paid
Name Company 2008 Total
Rank on
Power 50
Safra A. Catz Oracle Corp. $42.4 million 12
Linda Chen Wynn Resorts, Ltd. $23.9 million --
Sharen J. Turney Limited Brands, Inc. $20.3 million --
Wellington J. Denahan-Norris Annaly Capital Management, Inc. $20.0 million --
Andrea Jung Avon Products, Inc. $19.5 million 5
Ann M. Livermore Hewlett-Packard Co. $17.3 million 13
Irene B. Rosenfeld Kraft Foods, Inc. $16.0 million 2
Candice W. Bagby Regions Financial Corp. $15.2 million --
Patricia A. Woertz Archer Daniels Midland Co. $15.0 million 3
Indra K. Nooyi PepsiCo, Inc. $14.9 million 1
Lynn Laverty Elsenhans Sunoco, Inc. $12.1 million 45
Dorrit J. Bern Charming Shoppes, Inc. $12.0 million --
Anne M. Mulcahy Xerox Corp. $12.0 million --
Kathleen L. Quirk Freeport McMoran Copper & Gold, Inc. $11.9 million --
Brenda C. Barnes Sara Lee Corp. $10.5 million 10
Pamela J. Pure McKesson Corp. $10.2 million --
Susan M. Ivey Reynolds American, Inc. $8.8 million 26
Tamara L. Lundgren Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. $8.8 million --
Angela F. Braly WellPoint, Inc. $8.7 million 4
Christine A. Poon Johnson & Johnson $8.2 million --
Kathryn F. Fagan Annaly Capital Management, Inc. $7.5 million --
Barbara J. Desoer Bank of America Corp. $7.3 million 25
Susan E. Arnold Procter & Gamble Co. $7.3 million --
Mary Agnes Wilderotter Frontier Communications Corp. $7.1 million 50
Doreen A. Toben Verizon Communications, Inc. $7.0 million --
From the Sept. 28, 2009 issue
Source: Equilar Inc.
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.