The Richest CEOs in The World

Liberty Media Corp. Chairman Gregory B. Maffei crowned as this year's highest-paid executive in the Wall Street Journal's latest survey which was released some time ago. Maffei, reportedly received total direct compensation before tax amounting to USD87, 1 million during 2009. The amount is four times higher than its earnings in 2008.

After Maffei, in second place there is the Chief Executive Officer Larry Ellison of Oracle's total compensation this year reached USD68, 6 million. Ellison main income comes from ownership of shares valued at USD61, 9 million. Another executive who signed the list of highest-paid CEO Ray Irani, chairman of Occidental Petroleum Corp.. His position was shifted to third with a total salary amount of USD52, 2 million. The amount of income considered adequate Irani Occidental reflect performance in the last year which was considered improved compared to previous years. And last October the oil company's shareholders have agreed to cut executive compensation for a maximum of three quarters of the previous salary.

In fourth place, Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz to earn income USD44, 61 million and the fifth CEO of CBS Laslie Ray with compensation valued at $ 38, 93 million. In the next sequence, CEO Philippe P Dauman Viacom Inc. posted a total income USD33, 7 million, including annual bonuses and compensation for the performance of media companies. Other business leaders who signed the highest-paid list is Marc N Casper, CEO of Thermo Scientific Inc. The man who was appointed as CEO of Thermo in October last year USD33 million it pocketed the revenue which is mainly derived from stock ownership, restricted shares and performance bonuses.

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