Rory Read, AMD CEO and president
In his first full year as AMD CEO, Read saw his compensation cut in half while AMD’s revenue fell 17% and profits were nonexistent. His $7.3 million pay package included a $1 million salary, $568,500 bonus, equity awards valued at $5.3 million, and $388,571 in perks and other compensation. In 2011, Read’s compensation was $15.6 million. For the year ended Dec. 29, AMD reported revenue of $5.4 billion (down from $6.6 billion) and a net loss of $1.2 billion.