October 24, 2013
By Beautifully Said Magazine Team
Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Highest Paid U.S. CEO for 2012
Mark Zuckerberg the face of Facebook was the highest U.S. CEO, according to a new report. His total earnings for 2012 toppled nearly $2.3 billion. GMI Ratings studied the compensation of about 2,000 CEO’s head of publicly traded companies.
Most of Zuckerberg’s monies for the year come from his income in relation to Facebook’s IPO and when it went public. Richard Kinder, CEO of energy company Kinder Morgan, placed second on the list with a yearly compensation of 1.1 billion. Some other major CEO’s who on the list included; Apple CEO Tim Cook ($143 million) and Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff ($109 million).
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