America is a hub of various kinds of businesses, some of which are booming while the others might not be performing that well. The position of CEO or Chief executive officer is one of the most important positions in a company and holds a lot of power as well.
Infact the CEOs of companies are the people who earn most share of the company’s profits. On the list of the highest paid American CEOs, are some famous and popular names. These CEOs have worked hard to reach the position and are well known all across the world.
The highest paid American CEO is John H Hammergren who is the CEO of McKesson Corporation. His annual pay is $131.19 Millions. The CEO of Ralph Lauren is Ralph Lauren and he is the second highest paid American CEO. With an annual pay of $66.65 Million, the CEO of Vornado Realty is one of the highest paid American CEOs and so is Richard Kinder who is the CEO of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners.
Earning an annual pay of $55.79 million, David M. Cote is another American CEO who is one of the most highest paid. Some other CEOs in the list are George Paz, John C. Martin, and Stephen J. Hemsley.