The Top 50 Highest Paid CEOs

As proxy season progresses and companies file their annual reports, CGLytics surveys the world’s highest paid CEOs (so far) and looks at how executive compensation has grown since the last year.

CEO pay and compensation continues to be one of the most hotly debated topics in the 2019 Proxy Season with companies and individuals regularly under scrutiny by investors and the media.

Utilising our deep, global data set, sourced from the filings and published returns of over 5,500 publicly listed companies, CGLytics examines the top 50 highest paid CEOs across the globe to have had their 2018 Total Granted Compensation (TGC)[1] and Total Realized Pay (TRP) published in 2019.

Key findings:

  • Total Granted Compensation for the top 50 CEOs was over $1.82bn, more than the GDP of 21 National Economies.
  • Average Total Granted Compensation for 2018 was $37,030,673.71, an increase of 62% from 2017.
    Average Total Realised Pay was $37,909,498.5, an increase of 4.4% from 2017.
  • The top 5 CEOs accounted for over 27% of the total Total Granted Compensation for 2017.
  • Total Shareholder Return decreased by an average of 6% across the group, indicating that this season, Pay for Performance is going to be a contentious topic as shareholders continue to challenge misaligned compensation packages.

 

This research is updated on a bi-weekly basis, with the latest information taken from May 3, 2019. It will be updated to reflect the top 50 CEOs as companies publish their annual results through to the end of the 2019 Proxy Season.

Trending Top 50 CEOs

 

Ranking

CEO

Company

Change in rank (since 18 April)

Total Granted Compensation

Total Realised Pay

TSR in %

TSR 1YR growth in %point

1

Zaslav, David

Discovery
Communications, Inc.

 

 $129,499,005 (5207%)

 $33,498,259 (662%)

11%

29%

2

Hurd, Mark

Oracle Corporation

 

 $108,295,023 (5165%)

 $26,690,273 (583%)

63%

628%

3

Catz, Safra

Oracle Corporation

 

 $108,282,333 (5166%)

 $162,740,735 (520%)

63%

628%

4

Hodler, Bernhard

Julius Baer Group Ltd.

 

 $78,813,367 (54544%)

 $2,979,804
(576%)

640%

675%

5

Levine, Jay

OneMain Holdings, Inc.

new

 $71,532,583 (516913%)

 $71,532,583 (516913%)

67%

624%

6

Schwarzman, Stephen

The Blackstone Group L.P.

-1

 $69,147,028 (645%)

 $69,147,028 (645%)

0%

27%

7

Iger, Robert

The Walt Disney
Company

-1

 $65,645,214 (581%)

 $66,065,073 (68%)

4%

61%

8

Charlès, Bernard

Dassault Systèmes SE

new

 $51,098,970
(564%)

 $65,983,199 (564%)

18%

66%

9

Heppelmann, James

PTC Inc.

-2

 $49,969,163 (5403%)

 $17,041,464 (5107%)

36%

5%

10

Freda, Fabrizio

The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

-2

 $48,753,819 (0%)

 $9,387,109
(683%)

3%

665%

11

Handler, Richard

Jefferies Financial
Group Inc.

-2

 $44,674,213 (5105%)

 $5,951,709 (5339%)

633%

649%

12

Kilroy, John

Kilroy Realty Corporation

new

 $43,624,774 (5282%)

 $18,204,958 (622%)

614%

618%

13

MacMillan, Stephen

Hologic, Inc.

-3

 $42,040,142 (5275%)

 $12,231,622 (656%)

64%

610%

14

Hogan, Joseph

Align Technology, Inc.

new

 $41,758,338 (5256%)

 $69,763,660 (5504%)

66%

6137%

15

Schulman, Daniel

PayPal Holdings,
Inc.

new

 $37,764,588 (596%)

 $41,295,115 (5328%)

14%

672%

16

Lawrie, John

DXC Technology Company

-5

 $32,185,309 (572%)

 $7,105,877
(676%)

635%

17

Dimon, James

JPMorgan Chase &
Co.

new

 $30,033,745 (56%)

 $18,136,934 (687%)

67%

633%

18

Stephenson, Randall

AT&T Inc.

-6

 $29,118,118 (51%)

 $21,606,548
(614%)

622%

618%

19

Narayen, Shantanu

Adobe Systems
Incorporated

-6

 $28,397,528 (529%)

 $67,297,455 (555%)

29%

641%

20

Moghadam, Hamid

Prologis, Inc.

-6

 $28,201,397 (546%)

 $35,887,540 (56%)

66%

632%

21

Greenberg, Robert

Skechers U.S.A.,
Inc.

new

 $27,361,406 (5252%)

 $11,157,656 (515%)

640%

693%

22

Garrabrants, Gregory

BofI Holding, Inc.

-7

 $26,975,924 (5299%)

 $12,708,360 (568%)

616%

621%

23

Strangfeld, John

Prudential
Financial, Inc.

-7

 $26,696,966 (62%)

 $15,525,376 (649%)

626%

640%

24

Milligan, John

Gilead Sciences Inc.

-7

 $25,961,831 (568%)

 $21,781,701 (54%)

610%

613%

25

Nadella, Satya

Microsoft
Corporation

-7

 $25,843,263 (529%)

 $34,874,210 (517%)

21%

620%

26

Nooyi, Indra

Pepsico, Inc.

-7

 $24,491,117 (621%)

 $26,276,686 (668%)

65%

623%

27

White, Miles

Abbott Laboratories

-7

 $24,254,238 (528%)

 $31,646,904 (51%)

29%

623%

28

Chenault, Kenneth

American Express Company

-7

 $24,208,661 (530%)

 $54,431,474
(642%)

63%

639%

29

Bush, Wesley

Northrop Grumman
Corporation

-7

 $24,185,259 (528%)

 $34,319,926 (51%)

619%

653%

30

Corbat, Michael

Citigroup Inc.

-7

 $24,183,714 (536%)

 $20,164,941 (534%)

628%

656%

31

Wren, John

Omnicom Group Inc.

new

 $23,945,128 (0%)

 $23,633,099 (59%)

4%

16%

32

Lance, Ryan

ConocoPhillips

-8

 $23,406,270 (57%)

 $21,852,860 (528%)

16%

4%

33

Muilenburg, Dennis

The Boeing Company

-8

 $23,392,187 (527%)

 $31,334,957 (519%)

12%

683%

34

Blankfein, Lloyd

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

-8

 $23,390,658 (56%)

 $6,617,836
(677%)

634%

641%

35

Moynihan, Brian

Bank of America
Corporation

-8

 $22,754,510 (54%)

 $25,330,434 (525%)

615%

651%

36

Hewson, Marillyn

Lockheed Martin Corporation

-8

 $22,717,004 (61%)

 $34,148,718 (53%)

616%

648%

37

Miller, Alan

Universal Health
Services, Inc.

new

 $22,588,883 (54%)

 $6,324,536 (683%)

3%

64%

38

Osuna Gómez, Juan

Obrascón Huarte Lain, S.A.

new

 $22,331,445 (5755%)

 $22,331,445
(5755%)

686%

6137%

39

Tyagarajan, NV

Genpact Limited

new

 $22,299,191 (5608%)

 $1,738,855 (664%)

614%

646%

40

Nanterme, Pierre

Accenture plc

-11

 $22,299,174 (513%)

 $29,414,791 (531%)

66%

640%

41

Messina, Carlo

Intesa Sanpaolo
S.p.A.

-11

 $22,182,562 (5193%)

 $5,842,684 (523%)

625%

647%

42

Holmes, Stephen

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation

new

 $21,479,166 (542%)

 $50,161,004 (553%)

629%

684%

43

Johnson, R.

HCA Healthcare, Inc.

-12

 $21,419,906 (524%)

 $109,050,692 (51407%)

43%

25%

44

Novakovic, Phebe

General Dynamics Corporation

-12

 $20,720,254 (64%)

 $41,885,999 (513%)

621%

641%

45

Brown, Gregory

Motorola Solutions,
Inc.

-12

 $20,348,558 (533%)

 $69,555,180 (5137%)

30%

18%

46

Gorsky, Alex

Johnson & Johnson

-12

 $20,097,572 (633%)

 $46,428,340 (555%)

65%

630%

47

Read, Ian

Pfizer Inc.

-12

 $19,549,213 (630%)

 $47,042,550 (567%)

25%

9%

48

Casper, Marc

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.

new

 $18,607,103 (616%)

 $85,476,755 (5161%)

18%

617%

49

Allen, Samuel

Deere & Company

-13

 $18,525,667 (515%)

 $44,767,370 (5155%)

63%

658%

50

Hammergren, John

McKesson Corporation

-13

 $18,143,017 (610%)

 $63,161,402 (635%)

628%

640%

[1] Compensation in USD – exchange rates based on single point of time, end of tax year 2018.

[2] Excludes executives appointed since 2017 season.

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Understanding ESG & Annual Incentive Plan

Understanding ESG & Annual Incentive Plan ESG refers to a series of environmental, social and governance criteria taken into consideration by the funds during the investing process. Investing in ESG funds allows shareholders to support companies in transition, that wish to act and develop in a more sustainable and responsible manner. In practice, many indicators … Continue reading “Understanding ESG & Annual Incentive Plan”

Pay for Performance: The Largest Institutional Investors’ View

Pay for Performance: The Largest Institutional Investors’ View   Executive compensation has been one of the trickiest issues within the corporate governance space as of late. Across the board, there seems to be no end in sight to finding the perfect compensation package or philosophy for corporate executives. In this article, we will discuss the … Continue reading “Pay for Performance: The Largest Institutional Investors’ View”

How to design your peer group for compensation benchmarking

How to design your peer group for compensation benchmarking   Given the scrutiny on executive compensation in recent years, it is critical to make sure that your company’s executive pay reflects its performance and aligns with the market. Therefore, it is essential for companies to have an appropriate peer group for performance benchmarking, compensation program … Continue reading "How to design your peer group for compensation benchmarking"