2017 BRISBANE TOP COMPANIES: HIGHEST PAID CEOS

2017 BRISBANE TOP COMPANIES: HIGHEST PAID CEOS

CEO SALARIES are a controversial issue with shareholders, employees and the general public and it now generates considerable media coverage in the mainstream organisations.

The controversy over Australia Post CEO Ahmed Fahour's $5.6 million salary prompted Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to warn against a "cult of excessive CEO remuneration".

Michael Cameron is by far and away the top earner from the Brisbane-based companies, while the top 10 were all paid more than one million dollars.

 


TOP 10 HIGHEST PAID CEOs

  1. MICHAEL CAMERON, Suncorp Group: $8.7m
     
  2. MATT BEKIER, The Star Entertainment Group: $4.6m
     
  3. DON MEIJ, Domino's Pizza: $4m
     
  4. ANDREW HARDING, Aurizon Holdings: $3.2m
     
  5. JOHN BORGHETTI, Virgin Australia: $2.7m
     
  6. PAUL WEIGHTMAN, Cromwell Property Group: $2.53m
     
  7. GRAHAM TURNER, Flight Centre: $2.3m
     
  8. CRAIG SCROGGIE, NEXTDC Limited: $2m
     
  9. JON SUTTON, Bank of Queensland: $1.8m
     
  10. GREG KILMISTER, ALS Limited: $1.58m

 


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