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Oracle's Larry Ellison Highest Paid Executive Of The Decade

07/27/2010 01:59 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Larry Ellison, founder and chief executive of software maker Oracle Corp., topped the list of best-paid executives of public companies during the past decade, receiving $1.84 billion in compensation, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of CEO pay.

Coming in No. 2 on the compensation list was Barry Diller, who received roughly $1.14 billion from IAC/Interactive and Expedia Inc., the online travel site IAC spun off in 2005, where he remains chairman.

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