Sol Barer - Celgene
Total Compensation: $8.5 million
Details: Celgene's Barer pulled in just under $1 million in base salary last year; his $939,000 was up from $833,333 in 2007. He also received $5.2 million in options awards, which seems substantial but is far less than he was awarded in 2006, when Barer pulled in a hefty $13.2 million. Finally, Celgene's CEO made $2.16 million in non-equity incentive plan compensation and booked $216,551 in other compensation.
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