Immelt, Wright salaries top $17 mil at GE


General Electric Co. chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt received about $17.86 million in total compensation in 2006, including a $5 million bonus, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday. Robert Wright, GE vice chairman and until the appointment of Jeff Zucker the CEO of the conglomerate's NBC Universal entertainment unit, received $17.82 million in total compensation, with $2.5 million in salary and $6.9 million in bonus, according to the proxy filing. Immelt's pay included a $3.3 million salary, $7.4 million in stock awards and $574,322 in option awards, it said.