CEO pay: a look at the Top 5 breadwinners

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4. Martin Franklin, Jarden – $45.2 million

At 46, Martin Franklin is the youngest CEO on the Top 5 list. He has been CEO of Jarden, a company that owns consumer brands like Sunbeam, Oster, and Mr. Coffee, since 2001. Jarden rose 27 spots on the Fortune 500 list from last year, and Mr. Franklin’s compensation rose 19 spots on the list of top-paid CEOs (up from $18.6 million). Between 1992 and 2000, Mr. Franklin led the companies Benson Eyecare Corp., Lumen Technologies, Inc., and Bollé Inc.

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