A walk down Pearl Street in Portland's Bayside neighborhood produces sights and sounds of bulldozers moving frozen earth and contractors laying a building foundation. The activity...
|Rank||Name and title, company, location||Total annual compensation (1)/Salary|
|1||Melissa Smith, president/CEO, WEX Inc., South Portland||$4,499,803/$515,048|
|2||Jonathan Ayers, president/CEO, Idexx Laboratories Inc., Westbrook||$4,325,266/$800,00|
|3||Brian McKeon, EVP/CFO/treasurer, Idexx Laboratories Inc., Westbrook||$3,405,857/$496,153|
(1) Total annual compensation includes salary, bonus, stock and option awards, non-equity incentive plan compensation and change in pension value and nonqualified deferred compensation earnings, where applicable. According to the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission, public companies must report compensation paid to their CEO and four other highest-paid officers. Generally, companies are not required to report salaries of employees earning less than $100,000 per year. Some executives may no longer be in the same position or at the company.
S O U R C E : U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission company proxy statements (14A); each company's financial statements./Compiled by Roger Magnus.