Sigma's Mark Hooper makes highest-paid CEO list

The $10-million man is top earner of an ASX 101-200 company

Sigma Healthcare boss Mark Hooper is ranked 10th on a new list of highest-paid CEOs, earning more than $10 million last year.

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Mr Hooper’s realised pay for the 2017 financial year was $10,295,490, according to the latest survey from the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors.

The figure includes his base pay of $3.3 million plus the value of loan-funded shares exercised during 2017 ($7.64 million) and deferred stock options vested ($277,598).

It is the second consecutive year Mr Hooper has featured among the highest paid CEOs for top 200 ASX-listed companies. In 2016, he was ranked 15th on the list.

Mr Hooper is the only CEO of an ASX 101-200 company to make the top-10 list on a realised-pay basis.

This means he is highest-earning CEO among ASX101-200 companies.

He is the only CEO in this group to earn more than $10 million in 2017.

Here are the top 10 earning CEOs:

  1. Don Meij, Domino’s Pizza Enterprises: $36,837,702
  2. Peter & Steven Lowy, Westfield Corporation, $25,906,960
  3. Nicholas Moore, Macquarie Group: $25,191,040
  4. Chris Rex, Ramsay Health Care: $22,308,656
  5. Louis Gries, James Hardie Industries: $18,030,451
  6. Andrew Bassat, Seek: $14,123,802
  7. Ron Delia, Amcor: $12,208,088
  8. Alan Joyce, Qantas Airways: $11,247,850
  9. Colin Goldschmidt, Sonic Healthcare, $10,616,531
  10. Mark Hooper, Sigma Healthcare: $10,295,490