William Hawkins, president and CEO

Total compensation: $3,968,161 for the year ended April 30

Salary: $996,000

Non-equity incentive pay: $971,749

Other compensation: $46,010

Value realized on vesting shares: $1,954,402

New stock options: 188,403

Total return to shareholders: 7.1 percent

Note: Hawkins assumed the CEO duties from Arthur Collins Jr. midway through the year. Collins, who remains chairman until Aug. 21, exercised $18 million worth of his long-held stock options last year, helping boost his total compensation to $22.9 million. To reflect his additional duties as CEO, Hawkins' salary increased 41.9 percent, to $1.1 million, which went into effect in the middle of the fiscal year. Collins' base salary was reduced by 21.6 percent, to $1 million.

PATRICK KENNEDY