Table: Pay for Performance?
These CEOs got big raises in part to keep their pay in line with peers, even though their companies' stock returns weren't up to par
1999 1999 PEER SALARY + BONUS STOCK GROUP & ANNUAL RAISE RETURN RETURN JOHN F. WARD $1.14 million RUSSELL CORP. +36% -15% +8.6% EDWARD E. WHITACRE JR. $7.4 million SBC COMMUNICATIONS +20% -7.3% +8.4%
GEORGE M.C. FISHER $4.5 million EASTMAN KODAK +22% -5.4% +19.6%*
* Standard & Poor's 500 Index
Data: Company proxies