How much do the high-paid chief executives earn each year in financial compensation? See the compensation as reported by companies to the US Securities and Exchange Commission in annual reports for 2012. Companies listed were a part of an AFL-CIO survey of companies nationwide. Boston.com updated AFL-CIO data when newer information was available.
Data listed is for 2012 compensation, which includes, in many instances, salary and stock options, among other payments.
Mark S. Casady
2012 compensation: $4.6 million
2011 compensation: $2.9 million
The Boston-based network of brokers reported revenues of $3.6 billion in 2012, according to its website. Casady also granted $1,479 in brokerage commissions and $28,169 for a car lease as part of his pay package. Next
Robert A. Cascella
2012 compensation: $5.3 million
2011 compensation: $6 million
The Bedford-based company specializes in developing, manufacturing, and supplying diagnostic products, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for women, according to its website. Hologic develops and manufactures diagnostics, medical imaging systems, and surgical products for the health care needs of women. The company reported $2 billion in revenues in 2012, according to its annual report.
In May, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the use of software that Hologic developed for its mammography screening program, a company press release said. Next
2012 compensation: $5.7 million
2011 compensation: $7 million
Andover-based MKS Instruments did $644 million in sales in 2012, down from $822 million in 2011, according to the company’s annual report. Berlinghieri became president and chief executive in July 2005.
Charles W. Shivery
2012 compensation: $6.2 million
2011 compensation: $9.6 million
NStar merged with Northeast Utilities in April 2012. Shivery is now nonexecutive chairman of the company’s board of trustees. Left: NStar chief executive Thomas May, left, and Shivery, right.
James C. Foster
2012 compensation: $6.2 million
2011 compensation: $5.4 million
The Wilmington-based biotechnology company took the No. 51 slot on this year’s Globe 100. The company breeds animals for research and reported sales of $1.1 billion last year, which represented a 1 percent decrease, according to the company’s annual report. Next
Patrick M. Prevost
2012 compensation: $6.3 million
2011 compensation: $6.5 million
Boston-based Cabot is the is the world’s leading producer and marketer of carbon black, which is used in the tire manufacturing process, according to a company press release. It has 18 plants worldwide and reported annual sales last year of about $3.3 billion. The company said it employs about 5,000 people worldwide.
In June, Cabot announced it entered into agreement to purchase the remaining 60 percent equity in NHUMO, S.A.de C.V for $105 million. NHUMO is Mexico’s leading producer of carbon black, according to Cabot.
Ronald L. Sargent
2012 compensation: $6.4 million
2011 compensation: $8.8 million
Sargent has been chief executive since February 2002 and has worked for the company since 1989.
The company’s sales dropped 1.2 percent last year and Staples is making changes.
It plans to cut in half most of its biggest locations as leases expire. This year, 45 of them will be transformed into sleeker new “omnichannel” stores designed to blend mobile, online, and in-store shopping. Next
Richard F. Pops
2012 compensation: $6.5 million
2011 compensation: $6.3 million
The biopharmaceutical company has an office in Waltham, but is headquartered in Ireland after buying Elan Drug Technologies. Alkermes reported total revenues increased 48 percent to $575 million, reflecting the first full fiscal year following the completion of the merger in 2011, according to a press release.
James E. Heppelmann
2012 compensation: $6.9 million
2011 compensation: $12.2 million
Needham-based PTC provides software to some 27,000 clients worldwide including many of the world’s best-known brands — companies like Whirlpool, Harley-Davidson, Hyundai, and Caterpillar.
Last year, PTC’s revenues jumped 20 percent to $1.2 billion, and its market value grew 25 percent to $3.3 billion, making it fifth on the Globe 100 this year, and the top technology company on the list.
Last May, PTC bought MKS Inc., a Canadian software maker that creates programs to help companies manage the manufacturing of smart products, for $300 million.
But there have been some speed bumps.
In April, when PTC reported lower than expected earnings for its second quarter of 2012, due to a European deal that didn’t close, Wall Street reacted negatively. The company’s share price fell 21 percent, the largest drop since April 2000. Next
Thomas J. May
2012 compensation: $8 million
2011 compensation: $9.1 million
In March, May disclosed he earned nearly $3.8 million in his last three months as chief executive of NStar, before the Boston utility merged with Northeast Utilities last year and May assumed leadership of the combined company. Next
2012 compensation: $9.7 million
2011 compensation: $11.8 million
The Cambridge company helps businesses deliver data at faster speeds over the Internet. Sagan served as the company’s chief executive from 2005 to 2013, according to Akamai’s website. The company’s sales more than quadrupled during his tenure. Sagan is now listed as executive vice chairman of Akamai’s board of directors. The firm’s new CEO is Dr. Tom Leighton. Next
Michael F. Mahoney
2012 compensation: 10.7 million
Mahoney, a former Johnson & Johnson executive, came to Boston Scientific in 2011. In 2012, he recorded $71,853 of allowed personal use of a private jet.
The Natick medical device company recently announced it has agreed to buy Bard EP for $275 million in cash. The deal is expected to when completed, the acquisition would broaden the range of products Boston Scientific can offer to treat abnormal heartbeats and other cardiac problems. Next
Robert F. Friel
2012 compensation: $10.8 million
2011 compensation: $12.8 million
The Waltham-based medical device company employs 7,500 workers. Friel’s perks last year included a $25,000 car allowance, $20,000 for a financial planner, and a $50,000 donation by the company to match gifts of his own. Next
2012 compensation: $11 million
2011 compensation: $11 million
TJX Cos. has compiled the top Globe 100 record over 25 years. The Framingham retailer is also one of just four Massachusetts companies that has appeared on every Globe 100 list, winning the top spot on two occasions.
TJX sales have grown from less than $2 billion to $26 billion. Meyrowitz said the company can grow to $40 billion in revenue and beyond in the future.
Meyrowitz joined the company in 1983 as a buyer for its Hit or Miss stores. Next
James D. Taiclet Jr.
2012 compensation: $11.1 million
2011 compensation: $8.9 million
The Boston company placed fourth on the 2013 Globe 100 list. The company, which operates communications cites around the world, saw demand for mobile communication and entertainment propel profits by 60 percent to $637 million last year.
George A. Scangos
2012 compensation: $11. 3 million
2011 compensation: $11.3 million
The board of Biogen Idec Inc. extended George Scangos’s contract with the same base salary of $1.3 million, but the opportunity to earn more in incentive pay, according to a regulatory filing made on Aug. 26. Scangos’s three-year contract was set to expire in July, but the board of the Weston biotechnology company extended it through July 15, 2014, after which the contract could be extended for additional 12-month periods, the filing said.
Under the new contract, Scangos will be able to earn a bonus of not less than 140 percent of his base salary under the company’s incentive plan. Next
Joseph L. Hooley
2012 compensation: $15.6 million
2011 compensation: $16.1 million
State Street is one of the state’s largest employers, with 12,000 workers here. The city last year gave the company a $11.5 million tax break to build new offices in the Innovation District along the South Boston Waterfront.
Hooley also had a car and driver, a perk worth $27,852, and received $9,336 for personal and home security. Both are benefits typical of major Wall Street firms, which say they are necessary to keep top executives safe.
Joseph M. Tucci
Company: EMC Corp.
2012 compensation: $16.5 million
2011 compensation: $13.2 million
Compensation for EMC Corp.’s chief executive included cash, stock, and incentives. He also received $113,545 in side benefits of the job, including private jet travel, the services of a financial planner, and a special medical exam for executives, according to filings.
William H. Swanson
2012 compensation: $19 million
2011 compensation: $16.8 million
2010 compensation: $18,591,959
Swanson has been chief executive of the company since 2003. The Waltham-based missile manufacturer had $24 billion in sales last year, according to its annual report. Next
Sean M. Healey
2012 compensation: $19.8 million
2011 compensation: $14.8 million
Healey became chief executive of the global asset management company in January 2005. The aggregate assets under management of AMG’s affiliated investment management firms were approximately $432 billion at the end of 2012, according to a press release. Next
Paul A. Ricci
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn recently acquired a stake in the Burlington-based company that specializes in speech technology used in Dragon software and Siri on the Apple iPhone. The hike in his pay came from income in stocks, according to an SEC filing.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn recently acquired a stake in the Burlington-based company that specializes in speech technology used in Dragon software and Siri on the Apple iPhone. The hike in his pay came from income in stocks, according to an SEC filing. Back to the beginning
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