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Last Updated : May 22, 2019 05:17 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

These CEOs and top execs pocketed the highest salaries in 2018

These 10 CEOs take home the highest salary, according to the Bloomberg Pay Index.

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Stephen Angel, Linde PLC | At the helm of this UK-based multinational chemical company, Angel made $66.19 million in 2018 as the chief executive officer. (Image: Linde)
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Stephen Angel, CEO of Linde PLC | At the helm of this UK-based multinational chemical company, Angel made $66.19 million in 2018. (Image: Linde)

Tony James, Blackstone Group LP | On the ninth place is James, the executive vice chairman of this American asset management company. His compensation was $66.24 million in 2018. (Image: Reuters)
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Tony James, Executive Vice Chairman at Blackstone Group LP | On the ninth place is James, who is with the American asset management company. His compensation was $66.24 million in 2018. (Image: Reuters)

Stephen Schwarzman, Blackstone Group LP | He is the CEO/chairman of Blackstone Group and his compensation in 2018 was $69.14 million. (Image: Reuters)
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Stephen Schwarzman, CEO/Chairman at Blackstone Group LP | Schwarzman's compensation in 2018 was $69.14 million. (Image: Reuters)

James Heppelman, PTC Inc | As the CEO of the US-based computer software company, Heppelman earned $71.49 million last year. (Image: Twitter)
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James Heppelman, CEO of PTC Inc | As the CEO of the US-based computer software company, Heppelman earned $71.49 million last year. (Image: Twitter)

David Zaslav, Discovery Inc | One of the biggest media companies in the world, Discovery paid its CEO or President a whopping $122 million last year. (Image: Reuters)
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David Zaslav, CEO Discovery Inc | One of the biggest media companies in the world, Discovery paid its CEO a whopping $122 million last year. (Image: Reuters)

Nikesh Arora, Palo Alto Networks Inc | This American cybersecurity firm has Indian-origin Arora as their CEO. He took home $130 million in 2018, including ESOPs and bonuses. Arora has also served as the executive of Google. (Image: Reuters)
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Nikesh Arora, CEO at Palo Alto Networks Inc | The American cybersecurity firm has Indian-origin Arora as its CEO. He took home $130 million in 2018, including ESOPs and bonuses. Arora earlier served as a top executive at Google. (Image: Reuters)

Tim Cook, Apple | The CEO of the iPhone maker, one of the biggest tech companies in the world, was paid $141.6 million in 2018. (Image: Reuters)
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Tim Cook, CEO Apple | The CEO of the iPhone maker, one of the biggest tech companies in the world, was paid $141.6 million in 2018. (Image: Reuters)

Bob Iger, Walt Disney Co. | One of the most beloved media companies in the world had a good year, and its CEO/Chairman was the third-highest paid CEO in the world in 2018 with a compensation of $146.6 million. (Image: Reuters)
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Bob Iger, CEO at Walt Disney Co. | One of the most beloved media companies in the world had a good year, and its CEO/Chairman was the third-highest paid CEO in 2018 with a compensation of $146.6 million. (Image: Reuters)

Brendan Kennedy, Tilray Inc | In July 2018, Tilray became the first cannabis-producing company to list its shares on a US exchange. It saw a 315 percent gain at the end of the year and made its CEO $256 million in 2018. (Image: Reuters)
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Brendan Kennedy, CEO at Tilray Inc | In July 2018, Tilray became the first cannabis-producing company to listed its shares in the US. It saw a 315 percent gain at the end of the year that earned its CEO $256 million. (Image: Reuters)

Elon Musk, Tesla Inc | Musk, the founder and chairman of the biggest electric car maker in the world, was the highest paid executive last year. His compensation package was $513.2 million in 2018. (Image: Reuters)
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Elon Musk, Chairman at Tesla Inc | Musk, the founder of the biggest electric car maker in the world, was the highest paid executive in 2018. His compensation package was $513.2 million. (Image: Reuters)

First Published on May 22, 2019 05:16 pm
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