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The dozen plus one CEO’s who earn more than $30M per year

USA Today: “Eleven current CEOs of S&P 500 companies, including Philippe Dauman of media giant Viacom (VIAB), Marc Benioff of online sales software maker (CRM) and Robert Iger of media powerhouse Disney (DIS), are members of the lucrative $30-million-a-year club, based on an analysis of data from S&P Global Market Intelligence by USA TODAY of the 418 CEO pay packages reported so far. Total pay package sums were tallied using the methodology required by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Breaking the $30 million-a-year barrier was even more rare this year because the stagnant stock market stalled earnings growth, and anemic gains in pension values due to accounting changes put a lid on gains. In 2014, 22 of current S&P 500 CEOs made $30 million or more…”

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