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Table: Pay For Performance: Who Measures Up...And Who Doesn't


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TABLE: Pay for Performance: Who Measures Up...And Who Doesn't

To see how pay matches up to performance, BUSINESS WEEK uses two mea-

surement systems. One relates pay to how good a job the boss did for

shareholders. The other compares pay with how good a job the boss did for the

company.

EXECUTIVES WHO GAVE SHAREHOLDERS THE MOST FOR THEIR PAY...

Total pay* Shareholder Relative

1992-94 Thousands of dollars return** index

1 WARREN BUFFETT Berkshire Hathaway $300 125% 751

2 MICHAEL BIRCK Tellabs 1,831 673 422

3 JOHN MORGRIDGE Cisco Systems 1,078 324 393

4 ERIC BENHAMOU 3Com 3,486 817 263

5 ROBERT SWANSON JR. Linear Technology 1,878 205 163

...AND THOSE WHO GAVE SHAREHOLDERS THE LEAST

1 MICHAEL EISNER Walt Disney 221,127 63 0.7

2 SANFORD WEILL Travelers 132,614 72 1.3

3 ANTHONY O'REILLY H.J. Heinz 41,096 4 2.5

4 JAMES CAYNE Bear Stearns 45,216 22 2.7

5 RONALD RICHEY Torchmark 30,651 -0.4 3.2

EXECUTIVES WHOSE COMPANIES DID THE BEST RELATIVE TO THEIR PAY...

Total pay Average return Relative

1992-94 Thousands of dollars on equity index

1 LAURENCE TISCH CBS 5,485 56.7% 239

2 JAMES PRESTON Avon Products 3,921 95.0 174

3 JOHN MORGRIDGE Cisco Systems 1,078 34.0 149

4 R. J. TARR JR. Harcourt General 9,679 12.7 118

5 MICHAEL BIRCK Tellabs 1,831 16.5 98

...AND THOSE WHOSE COMPANIES DID THE WORST

1 RONALD ALLEN Delta Air Lines 2,136 -26.1 -86

2 JAMES PATE Pennzoil 3,181 -3.8 -47

3 ERIC BENHAMOU 3Com 3,486 -3.0 -27

4 ROBERT WILLIAMS James River 3,056 -5.1 -19

5 RICHARD HOLDER Reynolds Metals 2,096 -6.7 -17

*Salary, bonus, and long-term compensation paid for the entire three-year

period **Stock price at the end of 1994, plus dividends for three years,

divided by stock price at the end of 1991

DATA: STANDARD & POOR'S COMPUSTAT


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