Rory Read, AMD CEO and president
Read, who was named AMD CEO in August 2011, netted a $15.6 million pay package in his first five months at the helm. His compensation included $353,847 in salary payments, a $1.5 million bonus, equity awards valued at $13.7 million, and $25,823 in perks. In 2011, AMD reported $6.6 billion in revenue, up 1% from $6.5 billion in 2010. Net income hit $491 million, up 4% from $471 million a year earlier.