Soaring Executive Pay Attacked by Shareholder Activists


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Soaring Executive Pay Attacked by Shareholder Activists

Sam Pizzigatti

June 26th, 2007

Last year, the CEOs of the 500 biggest U.S. companies averaged $15.2 million in total annual compensation, according to Forbes business magazines annual

executive pay survey. The top eight CEOs on the Forbes list each pocketed over $100 million. Stunning numbers like these have moved executive pay ontoAmerica’s political radar screen.


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