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    These CEOs and top execs pocketed the highest salaries in 2018

    These CEOs and top execs pocketed the highest salaries in 2018

    These CEOs and top execs pocketed the highest salaries in 2018
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    These 10 CEOs take home the highest salary, according to the Bloomberg Pay Index.

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    Stephen Angel, CEO of Linde PLC | At the helm of this UK-based multinational chemical company, Angel made $66.19 million in 2018. (Image: Linde)

    2 / 10

    Tony James, Executive Vice Chairman at Blackstone Group LP | On the ninth place is James, who is with the American asset management company. His compensation was $66.24 million in 2018. (Image: Reuters)

    3 / 10

    Stephen Schwarzman, CEO/Chairman at Blackstone Group LP | Schwarzman's compensation in 2018 was $69.14 million. (Image: Reuters)

    4 / 10

    James Heppelman, CEO of PTC Inc | As the CEO of the US-based computer software company, Heppelman earned $71.49 million last year. (Image: Twitter, @JimHeppelmann)

    5 / 10

    David Zaslav, CEO Discovery Inc | One of the biggest media companies in the world, Discovery paid its CEO a whopping $122 million last year. (Image: Reuters)

    6 / 10

    Nikesh Arora, CEO at Palo Alto Networks Inc | The American cybersecurity firm has Indian-origin Arora as its CEO. He took home $130 million in 2018, including ESOPs and bonuses. Arora earlier served as a top executive at Google. (Image: Reuters)

    7 / 10

    Tim Cook, CEO Apple | The CEO of the iPhone maker, one of the biggest tech companies in the world, was paid $141.6 million in 2018. (Image: AP)

    8 / 10

    Bob Iger, CEO at Walt Disney Co. | One of the most beloved media companies in the world had a good year, and its CEO/Chairman was the third-highest paid CEO in 2018 with a compensation of $146.6 million. (Image: Reuters)

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    Brendan Kennedy, CEO at Tilray Inc | In July 2018, Tilray became the first cannabis-producing company to listed its shares in the US. It saw a 315 percent gain at the end of the year that earned its CEO $256 million. (Image: Reuters)

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    Elon Musk, Chairman at Tesla Inc | Musk, the founder of the biggest electric car maker in the world, was the highest paid executive in 2018. His compensation package was $513.2 million. (Image: AP)

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