Georgia executive pay

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Georgia’s highest-paid executives

Median top executive compensation for 2007: $1,798,688.

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 — 2007

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Rank Name Company Total compensation
1 Neville Isdell Coca-Cola Co. $21,648,740
2 Joseph J. DeAngelo Home Depot Inc. $16,275,858
3 James M. Whitehurst Delta Air Lines Inc. $15,451,426
4 John F. Brock Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. $12,912,154
5 Daniel P. Amos Aflac Inc. $11,963,440
6 Richard H. Anderson Delta Air Lines Inc. $11,296,759
7 Muhtar Kent Coca-Cola Co. $10,471,097
8 Edward H. Bastian Delta Air Lines Inc. $10,298,340
9 Martin Richenhagen AGCO Corp. $9,260,436
10 Stephen M. Humphrey Graphic Packaging Corp. $8,769,674
11 Mark D. Ketchum Newell Rubbermaid $8,408,455
12 Francis S. Blake Home Depot Inc. $7,641,426
13 Vernon J. Nagel Acuity Brands Inc. $7,406,143
14 Glen W. Hauenstein Delta Air Lines Inc. $7,333,300
15 Gregory E. Hyland Mueller Water Products $6,812,878
16 Gordon A. Ulsh Exide Technologies $6,394,354
17 Michael H. Campbell Delta Air Lines Inc. $6,380,261
18 Jose Octavio Reyes Coca-Cola Co. $6,378,096
19 Gary Fayard Coca-Cola Co. $6,335,064
20 David M. Ratcliffe Southern Co. $6,311,620
21 James A. Rubright Rock-Tenn Co. $6,302,200
22 Irial Finan Coca-Cola Co. $5,971,162
23 Lee A. Macenczak Delta Air Lines Inc. $5,939,836
24 Kriss Cloninger III Aflac Inc. $5,798,262
25 Edward R. Muller Mirant Corp. $5,484,953

Top 25 Georgia companies by revenue — 2007

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Rank Company Type of business Revenue
1 Home Depot Inc. Home improvement $77.35B
2 United Parcel Service Inc. Package delivery $49.69B
3 Coca-Cola Co. Beverages $28.86B
4 Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. Beverages $20.94B
5 Delta Air Lines Inc. Airline $19.15B
6 Aflac Inc. Insurance $15.39B
7 Southern Co. Energy $15.35B
8 SunTrust Banks Inc. Financial services $13.46B
9 Genuine Parts Co. Auto parts $10.84B
10 Mohawk Industries Inc. Floor covering $7.59B
11 AGCO Corp. Agricultural equipment $6.83B
12 Newell Rubbermaid Consumer goods $6.41B
13 BlueLinx Holdings Inc. Construction material $3.83B
14 Georgia Gulf Corp. Chemicals $3.16B
15 Superior Essex Inc. Wire and cable $2.99B
16 Exide Technologies Batteries $2.94B
17 Acuity Brands Inc. Lighting equipment, cleaning services $2.53B
18 AGL Resources Inc. Energy $2.49B
19 Graphic Packaging Corp. Paperboard packaging $2.42B
20 Rock-Tenn Co. Packaging, paperboard and displays $2.32B
21 Flowers Foods Inc. Baked foods $2.04B
22 Mirant Corp. Energy $2.02B
23 Spectrum Brands Inc. Consumer goods $1.99B
24 Mueller Water Products Water system infrastructure $1.85B
25 Synovus Financial Corp. Financial services $1.54B

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