Bayer's Werner Wenning

Werner Wenning, Bayer CEO

Werner Wenning - Bayer

Total Compensation: $4.86M

Details: Wenning's 2008 salary rounded out to €3.66 million--or $4.87 million--only a slight increase over the €3.6 million he was awarded last year. His base salary was bumped about 6 percent to $1,056,000, while his bonus was cut by 3 percent to $2.8 million. Wenning also received a $457,520 supplement, another half a million in stock and $81,000 for such perks as personal use of the company car and healthcare costs.

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Bayer's Werner Wenning

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