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Highest-Paid CEOs Dominate the Media Industry
Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press.
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They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.

Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press.

AP

Jeffrey Bewkes, Time Warner CEO

10. Jeffrey Bewkes

Time Warner, $32.7 million

Brian Roberts, Comast CEO

9. Brian Roberts

Comcast, $33 million

Reuters

Jeffrey Leiden, Vertex Pharmaceuticals CEO

8. Jeffrey Leiden

Vertex Pharmaceuticals, $36.6 million

AP

Marc Benioff, CEO salesforce

7. Marc Benioff

Salesforce.com $39.9 million

Reuters

Leonard Schleifer AP

6. Leonard Schleifer

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, $42 million

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals via AP

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo, YHOO

5. Marissa Mayer

Yahoo, $42.1 million

Reuters

Bob Iger, Robert Iger, Walt Disney World, Disney, Disney World

4. Robert Iger

Walt Disney, $43.7 million

REUTERS

Philippe Dauman, Viacom CEO

3. Philippe Dauman

Viacom, $44.3 million

Leslie Moonves, CBS, Les Moonves

2. Leslie Moonves

CBS, $54.4 million

Reuters

David Zaslav, Discovery Communications, Discovery CEO

1. David Zaslav

Discovery Communications, $156.1 million

Reuters

Highest-Paid CEOs Dominate the Media Industry

Six of the 10 highest-paid CEOs last year worked in the media industry, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press.

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