Kraft CEO Irene Rosenfeld made $26.3 million this year. Pepsi’s Indra Nooyi raked in $15.8 million. To be sure, these women do a good job running companies that produce items of actual intrinsic value, but after perusing the list of female CEOs who received a 19 percent raise in 2009 (while men took a 5 percent cut), one analyst suggests that there may be another factor involved.
Some might say that’s a rather sexist thing to say, but as for us, we smell loophole! Vikram Pandit, get thyself into a wig and heels. You’ll break that $1 ceiling yet!