01 November 2008

Travelport CEO tops pay chart @$43 million

Jeff Clarke headed the poll of Private Equity sponsored companies in a recent poll by PE Hub.

Here is the list and the comparisons.

The CEO Salaries of the Five Largest Take-Privates of 2006:

Jeff Clarke, President and CEO, Travelport
Sponsor: Blackstone Group
Total compensation: $42.6 million

Michel Mayer, Chairman & CEO, Freescale Semiconductor
Sponsor: Blackstone Group, Carlyle Group, Permira, TPG
Total compensation: $19.03 million

David Calhoun, CEO, Neilson Co.
Sponsor: Blackstone Group, Carlyle Group, KKR
Total compensation: $18.71 million

William F. Aldinger III, President, CEO and Director, Capmark (formerly known as GMAC Commercial Holding Corp)
Sponsor: KKR, Five Mile Capital Partners, Goldman Sachs Capital Partners
Total compensation: $8.28 million

Eric Feldstein, CEO, GMAC
Sponsor: Cerberus Capital management, Citigroup, Aozora Bank
Total compensation: $3.63 million<–>

Perhaps I should have stayed at Worldspan!

Cheers and thanks to Professor Stuart for sending me this one.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

And we wonder why we get tiny raises and they won't adjust our base pay upward. Just disgusting.