Michael Klayko, former Brocade CEO
Klayko, who retired in early 2013 after eight years at Brocade, earned a $4.3 million pay package in 2012, up 6% from $4 million in 2011. His compensation included an $800,000 salary, $1.5 million bonus, equity awards valued at $2 million, and $20,734 worth of perks and other compensation. As a company, Brocade reported $2.23 billion in revenue, a gain of 4% compared to $2.15 billion in 2011. Net income more than tripled, hitting $195 million compared to $51 million a year earlier.