Richard Clark - Merck
Total Compensation: $19.9M
Details: Clark's overall compensation was up slightly up from $19.6 million in 2007, as was his base salary (up to $1.8 million from $1.6 million in 2007). Clark was awarded about $8 million in stock and options. His incentive pay, meanwhile, dropped from $4.3 million in 2007 to $2.2 million in 2008. Other compensation totaled $73,669, which included $30,867 for personal use of company aircraft, and $26,404 for commuting expenses.
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