John Lechleiter - Eli Lilly
Total Compensation: $13M
Details: With Lechleiter's move up to the top spot at Eli Lilly, the company's executive compensation committee increased his annual salary by 21 percent to $1.4 million, effective April 2008. He received $6.62 million in stock and $2.2 million in non-equity incentive plan compensation. Finally, Lechleiter garnered $87,107 in "other" compensation, including $80,348 for savings plan match and the rest for tax reimbursements for expenses for his spouse to "attend certain company functions involving spouse participation."
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