Special Report

Highest Paid CEOs of the Year

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20. Robert A. Kotick
> Company: Activision Blizzard (ATVI)
> Annual compensation: $30.8 million
> Company revenue: $7.5 billion
> CEO pay vs. median employee salary: 319x

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19. Brian R. Niccol
> Company: Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG)
> Annual compensation: $33.5 million
> Company revenue: $4.9 billion
> CEO pay vs. median employee salary: 2,450x

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18. Jeff K. Storey
> Company: CenturyLink (CTL)
> Annual compensation: $35.7 million
> Company revenue: $23.4 billion
> CEO pay vs. median employee salary: 527x

17. Reed Hastings
> Company: Netflix (NFLX)
> Annual compensation: $36.1 million
> Company revenue: $15.8 billion
> CEO pay vs. median employee salary: 178x

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16. Daniel H. Schulman
> Company: PayPal (PYPL)
> Annual compensation: $37.8 million
> Company revenue: $15.5 billion
> CEO pay vs. median employee salary: 543x