List of Lowest-paid CEOs for 2010
May 9, 2011 (Associated Press) The 10 lowest-paid CEOs for 2010 in an Associated Press analysis of companies in the Standard & Poor's 500.
The analysis includes companies that had the same CEO for all of 2009 and 2010 and that filed proxy statements with the Securities and Exchange Commission between Jan. 1 and April 30.
They are based on the AP's compensation formula, which adds up salary, perks, bonuses, preferential interest rates on pay set aside for later, and company estimates for the value of stock options and stock awards on the day they were granted last year.
Steve Jobs, Apple Inc., $1
Vikram Pandit, Citigroup Inc., $1
John Mackey, Whole Foods Market Inc., $45,969
Eric Schmidt, Google Inc., $313,219
Donald Graham, The Washington Post Co., $412,740
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway Inc., $524,946
Kenneth Stecher, Cincinnati Financial Corp., $1.27 million
Ian Cumming, Leucadia National Corp., $1.6 million
Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Inc., $1.68 million
Harris Simmons, Zions Bancorporation, $1.75 million