Lowell McAdam, Verizon CEO and chairman
McAdam’s compensation was slashed by 39% in 2012, even though Verizon made gains in revenue and income during the same time period. His $14 million pay package included a $1.4 million salary, $3.2 million bonus, equity awards valued at $8.8 million, and perks worth $749,045. On the sales front, Verizon’s revenue climbed 4% to $115.8 billion, up from $110.9 billion in 2011. Net income increased 4% to $10.6 billion, compared to $10.2 billion a year earlier.