As reported in WSJ from analysis provided by Hay Group:
Listed by $millions / CEO / Company / Shareholder ROI in 2012:
$94.6M – Larry Ellison / Oracle $ORCL / -22% — a company he founded 35 yrs ago. Did you know he is buying up Malibu?
$58.8M – Les Moonves / CBS / 42% — content is king
$36.3M – Bob Igor / Disney $DIS / 76% — an empire with Star Wars and Marvel added to the Mouse House portfolio
$33.9M – Mark Parker / Nike / 30% — global going gangbusters and Tiger Woods is back
$33.1M – Philippe Dauman / Viacom / 41% — another entertainment conglomerate
$29.5M – John Donahoe / eBay / 68% — Wall Street expects dominance in electronic payments through PayPal
$27.7M – Omar Ishrak / Medtronic / -6% — Will Obamacare be good or bad?
$26.8M – Rex Tillerson / Exxon / 5% — oil is relevant to the economy; as it recovers, I assume oil earnings will move higher
$26.3M – Kent Thiry / DaVita Healthcare / 46% — Obamacare beneficiary
$26.3M – Howard Schultz / Starbucks / 38% — This guy is the real deal