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Exorbitant CEO salaries: 25 CEOs who made the most money in 2015

Exorbitant CEO salaries: 25 CEOs who made the most money in 2015

You may have expected Satya Nadella, Jamie Dimon, or Marc Benioff to top this list, but surprisingly Joe Kiani, CEO of Masimo Corporation, is the highest-paid CEO in 2015, as calculated by FindTheCompany. Google CEO Sundar Pichai ranks at No. 2 on the list — made $101 million in 2015.

We also have two two women on the list – Marissa Mayer, chief executive of Yahoo, and Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson.

Below is a rundown of the 25 highest-paid CEOs based on the aggregate of their 2015 salaries, bonuses, stock awards, and other forms of compensation.

1. Joe Kiani, Masimo
Total annual compensation: $114 million

2. Sundar Pichai, Alphabet
Total annual compensation: $101 million

3. Stephen A Schwarzman, Blackstone Group
Total annual compensation: $89.5 million

4. Paul Taubman, Pjt Partners
Total annual compensation: $75.5 million

5. Scott Howem, Acxiom
Total annual compensation: $54.8 million

6. George Roberts, Kkr & Co
Total annual compensation: $52.4 million

7. Henry Kravis, Kkr & Co
Total annual compensation: $52.3 million

8. Leslie Moonves, Cbs
Total annual compensation: $49.2 million

9. Timothy Walbert, Horizon Pharma
Total annual compensation: $44.5 million

10. Omar Ishrak, Medtronic
Total annual compensation: $39.5 million

11. Scott Scherr, Ultimate Software Gr
Total annual compensation: $38.3 million

12. Sandeep Mathrani, General Growth Properties
Total annual compensation: $36.2 million

13. Hari Ravichandran, Endurance Intl Gr Hldgs
Total annual compensation: $36 million

14. Marissa Mayer, Yahoo!
Total annual compensation: $36 million

15. Ari Bousbib, Ims Health Holdings
Total annual compensation: $34.8 million

16. Jeffrey Immelt, General Electric
Total annual compensation: $33 million

17. Philippe Dauman, Viacom
Total annual compensation: $32.6 million

18. David Zaslav, Discovery Communications Class
Total annual compensation: $32.4 million

19. Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed Martin
Total annual compensation: $28.6 million

20. Patrick Ryan, Press Ganey Holdings
Total annual compensation: $28.3 million

21. Gregory Case, Aon
Total annual compensation: $27.8 million

22. Laurence Fink, Blackrock
Total annual compensation: $25.8 million

23. John H Hammergren, Mckesson
Total annual compensation: $24.8 million

24. Rex Tillerson, Exxon Mobil
Total annual compensation: $24.3 million

25. Peter Meldrum, Myriad Genetics
Total annual compensation: $23.4 million

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