The highest paid American CEO in 2012 in John H Hammergren whose salary is $131.9 million per year. He has been the CEO of McKesson for the last 13 years. Ralph Lauren the founder and current CEO of Ralph Lauren has the package of $66.65 million/year and has the deal of $204.06 million as 5 year compensation.
After Hammergren and Lauren, it is Michael D Fascitelli the CEO of Vornado Realty with annual pay of $64.4 million. Jeffrey H Boyd, the CEO of Priceline.com, has the annual package of S50.18 million and ranks no. 1 within Business Services & Supplies.
Stephen J Hemsley who was the highest paid American CEO of 2011 with $101.6 million is in position 8 this year with $48.83 million as annual pay.