Meg Whitman, HP CEO and president
Whitman earned a pay package worth $15.4 million in 2012, despite forfeiting her salary (she opted for a $1 salary). The bulk of her compensation came from equity awards valued at $13.5 million. She also received a $1.7 million bonus and $220,901 in perks and other compensation. Whitman’s total compensation fell 7% compared to her 2011 pay, valued at $16.5 million. HP reported fiscal 2012 revenue of $120.3 billion, which is down 5% compared to $127.2 billion in 2011. Net income was obliterated; HP reported a net loss of $12.7 billion, compared to net income of $7.1 billion in 2011.