Paul Otellini, Intel Corp.
As the top dog at world's No. 1 chip maker, Otellini received a total compensation package for 2008 worth $12.7 million,
according to the company's 2009 proxy statement, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Otellini took home a base salary of $1 million, along with stock awards of $1.9 million, option awards of $5.6 million and a $3.9 million bonus. He also received nearly $310,000 in other compensation, defined as tax-qualified discretionary company contributions to the profit sharing retirement plan and discretionary company contributions credited under the profit sharing component of the non-qualified deferred compensation plan.
Rich Templeton, Texas Instruments Inc.
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TI's chairman, president and CEO received a total compensation package worth $9.4 million
in 2008, according to the company's 2009 proxy statement. Templeton earned a base salary of $963,120, a bonus of $1.5 million and equity compensation of $6.9 million. While Templeton's base salary increased by 3 percent compared to 2007, TI's board cut the bonus for Templeton and other officers by 35 percent based on an assessment of the company's 2008 performance versus its rivals. Templeton's total 2008 package was worth about 8 percent less than in 2007.
Carlo Bozotti, STMicroelectronics NV
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ST's chief executive received a total package worth nearly $2.6 million
in 2008, according to the company's 2008 annual report. Of this amount, $917,253 was salary, while $972,932 was defined as non-cash benefits, including stock awards and other awards, according to the document. Bozotti also received a bonus of $663,948 during 2008, though the bonus was for 2007 performance. At the time the annual report was filed, ST's Supervisory Board had not determined the amount of Bozotti's bonus for 2008.