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Top 10 highest-paid CEOs

Associated Press logo Associated Press 08/06/2016


On the following pages are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2015, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm.

1. Dara Khosrowshahi, Expedia

© Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg     Pay: $94.6 million, up 881 percent.

Expedia's stock return last fiscal year: 47 percent.

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2. Leslie Moonves, CBS

Leslie Moonves© AP Photo/Evan Agostini     Pay: $56.4 million, up 4 percent.

CBS' stock return: -14 percent.

3. Philippe Dauman

Viacom's chairman and chief executive Philippe Dauman, pictured on June 10, 2015, said the company had "received indications of interest from potential partners" for Paramount studios© Provided by AFP     Pay: Viacom, $54.1 million, up 22 percent.

Viacom's stock return: -42 percent.

4. Leonard Schleifer, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Leonard Schleifer© Provided by Associated Press     Pay: $47.5 million, up 13 percent.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals' stock return: 32 percent.

5. Robert Iger, Walt Disney

© Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo     Pay: $43.5 million, down less than 1 percent.

Walt Disney's stock return: 17 percent.

6. Sandeep Mathrani, General Growth Properties

© Jin Lee/Bloomberg     Pay: $39.2 million, up 702 percent. 

General Growth Properties' stock return: -1 percent.

7. Brian Roberts, Comcast

Comcast Corp. CEO Brian Roberts during The Cable Show 2013 convention in Washington. He made $36.2 million.© Susan Walsh, AP      Pay: $36.2 million, up 10 percent.

Comcast's stock return: -1 percent.

8. Marissa Mayer, Yahoo

© Ethan Miller/Getty Images     Pay: $36 million, down 15 percent.

Yahoo's stock return: -34 percent.

9. David Cote, Honeywell International

© Chris Goodney/Bloomberg     Pay; $33.8 million, up 43 percent.

Honeywell International's stock return: 6 percent.

10. Marc Benioff, 

21. Marc Benioff | SalesforceApproval rating: 92 percent | "The CEO and executive leadership team do an excellent job ensuring all employees are aligned with the company vision and inspired to contribute." -- Salesforce employee© Lea Suzuki, The Chronicle      Pay: $33.4 million, down 16 percent.'s stock return: 21 percent.

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