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Insight & Intelligence™ : Sep 11, 2012

Top 15 CEO Salaries: Biotech Tool Providers

Find out who's raking in the most in life science gadgetry.
  • Alex Philippidis

Below is a list of CEOs of publicly traded companies focused principally on life sciences instrumentation and consumables, ranked by their 2011 total compensation as included in public filings, with comparison to 2010 total compensation. For U.S. companies, the source for compensation figures are the summary compensation tables contained within the DEF 14A proxy statements filed by public companies with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). For companies headquartered outside the U.S., compensation information is included within Form 20-Fs also filed with SEC.

#15. Fluidigm

Gajus V. Worthington, President and CEO

2011 Compensation: $1,108,469

2010 Compensation: $379,555

% Change: 192.0%

#14. Qiagen

Peer M. Schatz, Managing Director, CEO

2011 Compensation: $1,845,000

2010 Compensation: $1,722,000

% Change: 7.1%

#13. Waters

Douglas A. Berthiaume, Chairman, President, and CEO

2011 Compensation: $2,646,730

2010 Compensation: $2,442,165

% Change: 8.4%

#12. Affymetrix

Frank Witney, Ph.D., President and CEO

2011 Compensation: $2,739,835

2010 Compensation: N/A (Appointed July 2011)

% Change: N/A

#11. Sequenom

Harry F. Hixson Jr., CEO

2011 Compensation: $3,154,159

2010 Compensation: $1,052,580

% Change: 199.7%

#10. Bio-Rad Laboratories

Norman Schwartz, President and CEO

2011 Compensation: $3,844,998

2010 Compensation: $3,949,151

% Change: -2.6%

#9. Sigma-Aldrich

Rakesh Sachdev, President and CEO

2011 Compensation: $3,915,529

2010 Compensation: $2,276,031

% Change: 72.0%

#8. Cepheid

John L. Bishop, CEO and Director

2011 Compensation: $4,576,225

2010 Compensation: $3,029,842

% Change: 51.0%

#7. Mettler Toledo

Olivier A. Filliol, President and CEO

2011 Compensation: $5,379,639

2010 Compensation: $5,393,903

% Change: -0.3%

#6. Thermo Fisher Scientific

Marc N. Casper, President and CEO

2011 Compensation: $5,516,567

2010 Compensation: $2,761,689

% Change: 99.8%

#5. Illumina

Jay T. Flatley, President, CEO and Director

2011 Compensation: $9,944,147

2010 Compensation: $6,608,974

% Change: 50.5%

#4. Becton, Dickinson & Co.

Edward J. Ludwig, Chairman and CEO

2011 Compensation: $10,091,273

2010 Compensation: $10,005,022

% Change: 0.9%

#3. Agilent Technologies

William P. Sullivan, President and CEO

2011 Compensation: $10,252,264

2010 Compensation: $10,442,447

% Change: -1.8%

#2. Life Technologies

Gregory T. Lucier, Chairman and CEO

2011 Compensation: $10,897,630

2010 Compensation: $11,498,009

% Change: -5.2%

#1. PerkinElmer

Robert F. Friel, Chairman and CEO

2011 Compensation: $12,819,181

2010 Compensation: $7,948,297

% Change: 61.3%

 

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