Carol Meyrowitz, the Chief Executive Officer of TJX Companies is the “highest-paid female CEO,” according to an analysis of executive pay by the Wall Street Journal, with a compensation package valued at $20.6 million.
General Dynamics CEO, Phebe Novakovic ranked second, closely followed by Indra Nooyi of PepsiCo, Meg Whitman of Hewlett-Packard, and Marillyn Hewson of Lockheed Martin.
Kim Bowers, chief executive of CST Brands Inc. had the lowest compensation package of the women on the list, at $4.9 million. “But the numbers do show some women CEOs are competitively paid, and the findings echo other studies that show signs of progress toward equal compensation between the genders atop the corporate ladder,” Sara Murray, reporter for The Wall Street Journal said.
Well, only 14 companies out of the 300 largest U.S.-traded public companies that the Journal looked at have women as chief executives.
Here’s a list of 14 highest-paid female chief executives:
1) Carol Meyrowitz, CEO os TJX Companies, her compensation package valued at $20.6 million.
2) Phebe Novakovic, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of General Dynamics, one of the world’s top defense contractors, her compensation package valued at $18.5 million.
3) Indra Nooyi, the president and CEO of PepsiCo, her compensation package valued at $18.1 million.
4) Meg Whitman, the president and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard, her compensation package valued at $17.4 million.
5) Marillyn A. Hewson, the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin Corporation her compensation package valued at $15.9 million.You can follow on Linkedin.
6) Irene Rosenfeld, Chairman and CEO of Mondelēz International, her compensation package valued at $13.7 million.
7) Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of IBM, her compensation package valued at $13.2 million. Mrs. Rometty was appointed President and CEO effective January 1, 2012. She became Chairman of the Board of Directors on October 1, 2012.
8) Ellen J. Kullman, Chairwoman and CEO of DuPont, her compensation package valued at $12.9 million.
9) Ursula Burns, CEO of Xerox Corp, her compensation package valued at $10.2 million. Xerox is the world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management.
“As I’ve progressed in my career, I’ve come to appreciate — and really value — the other attributes that define a company’s success beyond the P&L: great leadership, long-term financial strength, ethical business practices, evolving business strategies, sound governance, powerful brands, values-based decision-making.” – Ursula Burns, Chairman and CEO
10) Sheri McCoy, CEO of Avon Products, her compensation package valued at $9.9 million.
11) Debra L. Reed, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sempra Energy, her compensation package valued at $7.7 million. Sempra Energy is a San Diego-based Fortune 500 energy services holding company whose subsidiaries provide electricity, natural gas and value-added products and services.
12) Patricia Ann Woertz, CEO of Archer Daniels Midland, her compensation package valued at $6.6 million.
13) Lynn J. Good, chief executive officer and President at Duke Energy,her compensation package valued at $6.2 million.
14) Kim Bowers, chief executive of CST Brands Inc., her compensation package valued at $4.9 million.
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