Delta Air Lines Chief Executive Richard Anderson was awarded a 42 percent pay raise last year, to $12.6 million, as the Atlanta airline’s profit rose 18 percent last year, to $1 billion.
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AJC reporter Russell Grantham is tracking what Georgia’s major public companies pay their top executives. Look for perioodic news and trend stories, as well as up-to-date statistics, as Grantham pores through this year’s corporate proxy statements.
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