America’s Top 15 Most Highly Paid Pharmaceutical Industry CEOs of 2012

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Here is a list of America's Top 15 most highly paid CEOs in the pharmaceutical industry in 2012, drawn from this Forbes list of CEO pay. The figures are for 1-year pay.

  1. John H Hammergren – McKesson – $131.19 million
  2. George Paz – Express Scripts – $51.52 million
  3. John C Martin – Gilead Sciences – $43.19 million
  4. David E I Pyott – Allergan – $33.82 million
  5. Robert L Parkinson Jr – Baxter International – $21.32 million
  6. Miles D White – Abbott Laboratories – $17.17 million
  7. John C Lechleiter – Eli Lilly & Co – $15.57 million
  8. Larry J Merlo – CVS Caremark – $15.03 million
  9. Leonard Bell – Alexion Pharmaceuticals – $12.71 million
  10. Lamberto Andreotti – Bristol-Myers Squibb – $10.85 million
  11. Joseph C Papa – Perrigo – $10.74 million
  12. Kevin W Sharer – Amgen – $9.15 million
  13. Alex Gorsky – Johnson & Johnson – $8.64 million
  14. Ian C Read – Pfizer – $8.58 million
  15. Kennett C Frazier – Merck & Co – $5.92 million

See the full Forbes report here.

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