These are the 10 highest-paid bosses in the FTSE 100

Britain's top CEOs earned around £450m between them last year.

by Jack Torrance
Last Updated: 03 Aug 2017

The bosses of Britain’s top 100 listed companies earned an average of £4.5m, or around £450m between them last year, according to research by the High Pay Centre. The top 25’s earnings plummeted by 24% compared with the previous year, but they’re all still making more cash than most of us would ever dream of. Here’s the top 10:    

1. Martin Sorrell, WPP - £48.1m

2. Arnold Donald, Carnival - £22.4m

3. Rakesh Kapoor, RB - £14.6m 

4. Pascal Soriot, AstraZeneca, -£13.4m 

5. Erik Engstrom, RELX - £10.6m 

6. Bob Dudley, BP - £8.4m 

7. Albert Manifold, CRH - £8m 

8. Nicandro Durante, British American Tobacco - £7.6,m 

9. Fleming Ornskov, Shire - £7.5m 

10. Ben van Beurden, Royal Dutch Shell - £6.9m 

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