Georgia executive pay

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Georgia’s highest-paid executives

Median top executive compensation for 2008: $1,876,615.

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 — 2008

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Rank Name Company Total compensation
1 Neville Isdell Coca-Cola Co. $23,132,324
2 Muhtar Kent Coca-Cola Co. $19,628,585
3 Richard H. Anderson Delta Air Lines Inc. $17,442,655
4 John F. Brock Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. $11,927,626
5 Daniel P. Amos Aflac Inc. $10,783,232
6 Edward H. Bastian Delta Air Lines Inc. $10,774,131
7 Francis S. Blake Home Depot Inc. $9,244,533
8 David M. Ratcliffe Southern Co. $8,132,120
9 James M. Wells III SunTrust Banks Inc. $8,091,887
10 Martin Richenhagen AGCO Corp. $7,695,951
11 Stephen E. Gorman Delta Air Lines Inc. $7,617,930
12 Steven A. Cahillane Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. $7,072,327
13 Alexander Cummings Coca-Cola Co. $6,728,738
14 Howard S. Cohen BlueLinx Holdings Inc. $6,697,030
15 Edward R. Muller Mirant Corp. $6,061,769
16 Gary Fayard Coca-Cola Co. $6,041,767
17 Irial Finan Coca-Cola Co. $6,031,825
18 Jose Octavio Reyes Coca-Cola Co. $5,921,323
19 Michael H. Campbell Delta Air Lines Inc. $5,908,949
20 Glen W. Hauenstein Delta Air Lines Inc. $5,906,525
21 Kriss Cloninger III Aflac Inc. $5,821,940
22 James A. Rubright Rock-Tenn Co. $5,755,799
23 Carol B. Tomé Home Depot Inc. $5,639,753
24 Mark D. Ketchum Newell Rubbermaid $5,247,747
25 D. Scott Davis United Parcel Service Inc. $5,171,664

Top 25 Georgia companies by revenue — 2008

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Rank Company Type of business Revenue
1 Home Depot Inc. Home improvement $71.29B
2 United Parcel Service Inc. Package delivery $51.49B
3 Coca-Cola Co. Beverages $31.94B
4 Delta Air Lines Inc. Airline $22.70B
5 Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. Beverages $21.81B
6 Southern Co. Energy $17.13B
7 Aflac Inc. Insurance $16.55B
8 SunTrust Banks Inc. Financial services $12.80B
9 Genuine Parts Co. Auto parts $11.02B
10 AGCO Corp. Agricultural equipment $8.43B
11 Mohawk Industries Inc. Floor covering $6.83B
12 Newell Rubbermaid Consumer goods $6.47B
13 Asbury Automotive Group Inc. Automotive dealership group $4.62B
14 Graphic Packaging Corp. Paperboard packaging $4.08B
15 Exide Technologies Batteries $3.70B
16 Mirant Corp. Energy $3.19B
17 Georgia Gulf Corp. Chemicals $2.92B
18 Rock-Tenn Co. Packaging, paperboard and displays $2.84B
19 AGL Resources Inc. Energy $2.80B
20 BlueLinx Holdings Inc. Construction material $2.78B

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