Georgia executive pay

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Georgia’s highest-paid executives

Median top executive compensation for 2009: $1,888,887.

It's good to be the boss. The median compensation package for a high-ranking executive at one of Georgia’s top 25 public companies in 2009 was more than 45 times what the average Georgia worker made.

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25 highest-compensated executives in Georgia — 2009

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Rank Name Company Total compensation
1 John F. Brock Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. $15,551,862
2 Muhtar Kent Coca-Cola Co. $14,793,064
3 Daniel P. Amos Aflac Inc. $13,181,601
4 Francis S. Blake Home Depot Inc. $9,927,573
5 Richard H. Anderson Delta Air Lines Inc. $8,375,332
6 David M. Ratcliffe Southern Co. $8,059,104
7 Martin L. Flanagan Invesco $7,764,221
8 Mark D. Ketchum Newell Rubbermaid $7,423,740
9 Richard F. Smith Equifax $7,399,478
10 Paul D. Carrico Georgia Gulf Corp. $6,925,640
11 Martin Richenhagen AGCO Corp. $6,580,936
12 Edward R. Muller Mirant Corp. $6,530,679
13 James A. Rubright Rock-Tenn Co. $6,414,321
14 James M. Wells III SunTrust Banks Inc. $5,829,902
15 D. Scott Davis United Parcel Service Inc. $5,489,816
16 James I. Robertson Invesco $5,472,746
17 Carol B. Tomé Home Depot Inc. $5,242,167
18 Jose Octavio Reyes Coca-Cola Co. $5,216,629
19 Kriss Cloninger III Aflac Inc. $5,190,945
20 W. Christopher Wellborn Mohawk Industries Inc. $5,080,840
21 Irial Finan Coca-Cola Co. $4,847,959
22 Gary Fayard Coca-Cola Co. $4,801,978
23 George E. Deese Flowers Foods Inc. $4,682,656
24 G. Mark Armour Invesco $4,551,431
25 Alexander Cummings Coca-Cola Co. $4,285,650

Top 25 Georgia companies by revenue — 2009

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Rank Company Type of business Revenue
1 Home Depot Inc. Home improvement $66.18B
2 United Parcel Service Inc. Package delivery $46.09B
3 Coca-Cola Co. Beverages $31.35B
4 Delta Air Lines Inc. Airline $28.23B
5 Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. Beverages $21.56B
6 Aflac Inc. Insurance $18.50B
7 Southern Co. Energy $16.23B
8 Genuine Parts Co. Auto parts $10.22B
9 SunTrust Banks Inc. Financial services $9.73B
10 AGCO Corp. Agricultural equipment $6.38B
11 Newell Rubbermaid Consumer goods $5.68B
12 Mohawk Industries Inc. Floor covering $5.48B
13 NCR Corp. ATMs, retail point-of-sale workstations and self-service kiosks $4.63B
14 Graphic Packaging Corp. Paperboard packaging $4.08B
15 Asbury Automotive Group Inc. Automotive dealership group $3.78B
16 Wendy's Arby's Group Inc. Fast food $3.58B
17 Invesco Investment management $2.94B
18 Rock-Tenn Co. Packaging, paperboard and displays $2.86B
19 Exide Technologies Batteries $2.63B
20 Flowers Foods Inc. Baked foods $2.60B
21 AGL Resources Inc. Energy $2.33B
22 Mirant Corp. Energy $2.31B
23 Georgia Gulf Corp. Chemicals $2.21B
24 Equifax Consumer and Business data $1.83B
25 Synovus Financial Corp. Financial services $1.81B

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