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50 Highest Paid CEOs in 2019

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30. Gary A. Norcross
> Company: Fidelity National Information Services, Inc.
> Industry: Technology
> Total 2019 CEO compensation: $27.7 million
> Annual company revenue: $10.3 billion
> Median employee salary: $59,235
> CEO pay vs. median employee salary: 467 times higher

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29. Miles D. White (stepped down in March 2020)
> Company: Abbott Laboratories
> Industry: Health care
> Total 2019 CEO compensation: $27.8 million
> Annual company revenue: $31.9 billion
> Median employee salary: $84,434
> CEO pay vs. median employee salary: 329 times higher

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28. Thomas A. Fanning
> Company: Southern Co
> Industry: Utilities
> Total 2019 CEO compensation: $27.9 million
> Annual company revenue: $21.4 billion
> Median employee salary: $167,872
> CEO pay vs. median employee salary: 166 times higher

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27. Joseph W. Gorder
> Company: Valero Energy Corp
> Industry: Energy
> Total 2019 CEO compensation: $28.2 million
> Annual company revenue: $108.3 billion
> Median employee salary: $272,417
> CEO pay vs. median employee salary: 104 times higher

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26. Daniel O’Day
> Company: Gilead Sciences Inc
> Industry: Pharmaceuticals
> Total 2019 CEO compensation: $29.1 million
> Annual company revenue: $22.4 billion
> Median employee salary: $173,264
> CEO pay vs. median employee salary: 168 times higher

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