WWD.com/retail-news/people/wwd-list-the-highest-paid-retail-execs-2218811
people
people

WWD List: The Highest Paid Retail Executives

Top retail industry executives ranked by the values of their 2008 compensation.

By
with contributions from Alexandra Steigrad

WWD’s annual ranking of key retail industry executives by compensation reflects Wal-Mart’s dominance over the past year. Four officers of the world’s largest retailer made the top 10, with a combined $61.9 million in compensation. H. Lee Scott Jr., who departed in February as president and chief executive officer, was number one for the second year in a row. John J. Donahoe, who succeeded Meg Whitman as president and ceo of eBay, made his debut in the top 10 at number five. The highest salary was a tie between Michael S. Jeffries of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. and Myron E. “Mike” Ullman 3rd of J.C. Penney Co. Inc., who were paid $1.5 million

Below are the top 10 retail industry executives ranked by the values of their 2008 compensation.

--Read on to see who made #11 through 20 >>
--Related News:  Retail Execs See Pay Fall in '08>>