Les Moonves, Bob Iger Among 2013's Highest-Paid CEOs

7:48 AM PST 05/27/2014 by Ashley Lee, The Associated Press
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Les Moonves

Also among the top-billed executives are Viacom's Philippe Dauman, Discovery's David Zaslav, Time Warner's Jeffrey Bewkes and Comcast's Brian Roberts.

The ten highest-paid CEOs of 2013 were announced on Tuesday, as calculated by the Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay research firm.

CBS head Les Moonves, with $65.6 million, came in second to Nabors Industries' Anthony Petrello by nearly $3 million. Walt Disney's Bob Iger nabbed the seventh-highest spot on the list with $34.3 million.

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Also among the top-billed executives are Viacom's Philippe Dauman, Discovery's David Zaslav, Time Warner's Jeffrey Bewkes and Comcast's Brian Roberts.

See the list below:

1. Anthony Petrello, Nabors Industries, $68.2 million, up 246 percent

2. Leslie Moonves, CBS, $65.6 million, up 9 percent

3. Richard Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, $55.3 million, up 294 percent

4. Stephen Kaufer, TripAdvisor, $39 million, up 510 percent

5. Philippe Dauman, Viacom, $37.2 million, up 11 percent

6. Leonard Schleifer, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, $36.3 million, up 21 percent

7. Robert Iger, Walt Disney, $34.3 million, up 46 percent

8. David Zaslav, Discovery Communications, $33.3 million, down 33 percent

9. Jeffrey Bewkes, Time Warner, $32.5 million, up 27 percent

10. Brian Roberts, Comcast, $31.4 million, up 8 percent

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