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A ranking of the 46 top technology executives of the largest 1,000 companies in the U.S. by compensation package for 2005, as disclosed in their companies' regulatory filings.

Rank Company Top Technology ExecTitle*Total 2005 Salary
22 Walgreen Trent Taylor EVP, CIO $972,389
23 Express Scripts Patrick McNameeSVP, CIO $889,105
24 Liz Claiborne John Sullivan SVP Sourcing, Service & Systems, CIO$834,427
25 Ikon Office Solutions Michael Kohlsdorf SVP Enterprise Services and I.T.$803,901
26SunTrust Banks Tim Sullivan EVP, CIO $803,548
27 Stanley Works Bert Davis CIO $766,615
28 Amazon.com Rick Dalzell SVP Architecture and Platform, CIO$721,011
29Corn Products InternationalJ.W. Ripley SVP Planning, I.T. and Compliance$705,807
30Compass BancsharesClayton Pledger EVP, CIO $700,893
31Allergan Roy Wilson EVP HR and I.T.$692,544
32 Tech Data Corp. Joe Osbourn EVP, Worldwide CIO $649,000
33RPM InternationalPaul Hoogenboom VP Operations, CIO $593,976
34CarMax Mike Dolan SVP, CIO $550,225
35MPS Group Richard White SVP, CIO $548,520
36Fifth Third BancorpGreg Carmichael (7)EVP, CIO $546,550
37XO Holdings Robert Geller SVP, CIO $526,126
38Mercury General Corp.Maria Fitzpatrick VP, CIO $501,689
39PolyOne Corp. Ken Smith VP, Chief HR and Information Officer$456,294
40Hayes Lemmerz InternationalBrian O'Loughlin (8)VP, CIO $445,889
41Bell MicroproductsRobert Sturgeon VP of Operations, CIO $412,160
42NBTY William Shanahan VP Information Systems $402,973
43Publix Super MarketsDanny Risener (9) SVP, CIO $401,965
44Apollo Group Bob Carroll (10) CIO $316,450
45Dura Automotive Systems John Knappenberger VP Administration, Sales, Marketing and I.T$289,900
46Suburban Propane PartnersJeffrey Jolly VP, CIO$250,130

* Titles abbreviated
(7) Carmichael was promoted to COO in July; the company has not named a replacement
(8) O'Loughlin left in April, replaced by Bruce Leidal
(9) Risener retired in January, replaced by Laurie Zeitlin
(10) Carroll left in February; Joe Mildenhall is the current VP of information technology


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