John Chambers, Cisco CEO and chairman
Chambers received a $4 million cash bonus in fiscal 2012, but it wasn't enough to offset a 41% decline in stock awards. His total compensation, valued at $11.7 million, is down 9% compared to 2011, when his pay package was worth $12.9 million. In addition to the $4 million bonus, Chambers received a $375,000 salary, stock awards valued at $7.3 million, and $11,025 in perks. For its 2012 fiscal year, Cisco reported a 7% revenue gain to $46.1 billion, up from $43.2 billion in 2011. Net income climbed 24% to $8 billion, up from $6.5 billion in the prior year.