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Top Paid CEOs for 2018

Top Paid CEOs for 2018

Skyrocketing compensation received by Corporate America's leading chief executives continues to be a topic of heated debate, and that's nowhere more clear than in the latest list of best paid CEOs, which includes well-known names such as Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk, Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger and Apple Inc. leader Tim Cook. The first among them was Tilray Inc. (TLRY), a Canadian company majority-owned by private equity firm Privateer Holdings. Among the biggest beneficiaries of Tilray's IPO was its CEO and President, Brendan Kennedy, who was the second-highest paid U.S. executive in 2018 among companies traded on U.S. exchanges.