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Executive Company 2013 total comp. 2012 total comp. 1-year percent change 1-year percent stock change
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William Truscott Ameriprise Financial Inc. 25,843,592     88.3
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Michael Schrock
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Pentair Inc. 25,528,313 6,256,290 308.0  
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Walter Berman Ameriprise Financial Inc. 20,897,072 12,669,216 64.9 88.3
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Larry Renfro UnitedHealth Group Inc. 14,779,588 15,154,849 -2.5 41.0
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Gail Boudreaux UnitedHealth Group Inc. 13,556,382 20,700,447 -34.5 41.0
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David Wichmann UnitedHealth Group Inc. 12,643,679 38,151,050 -66.9 41.0
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Bennett Morgan Polaris Industries Inc. 10,708,002 17,440,152 -38.6 75.9
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Michael Malone Polaris Industries Inc. 10,310,265 12,329,930 -16.4  
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Andrew Cecere U.S. Bancorp 10,142,559 5,252,004 93.1 29.6
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Ian Friendly General Mills Inc. 9,112,774 2,271,084 301.3 26.9

The annual Star Tribune compensation survey examined compensation data for the largest publicly-held companies in Minnesota. Proxy information for some companies was not available at press time; the survey analyzed information from more than 150 public companies. Total compensation includes all cash payments, deferred compensation and the monetary value of stock awarded, as specified by each company in its annual proxy statement or 10-K filing. Total compensation also includes any gains from the exercise of stock options. The chart on this page includes top executives within each company, ranked in order of total compensation.

ABBREVIATIONS:
Ch - Chairman
Chw - Chairwoman
CEO - Chief Executive Officer
P - President
COO - Chief Operating Officer
Sec. - Secretary
NM - Not meaningful
NR - Not ranked
- Means not available
Source: Company reports, Bloomberg News

Median total pay of chief executive officers in 2013 dropped 16 percent in 2013 to $1.026 million, the lowest median figure since 2010. Here are the 100 largest CEO pay packages among the public companies we examined.

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