Akio Toyoda has been tested like no other CEO of Toyota in the last 30 years. Compared to Toyoda, the competition is overpaid.
Maryann Keller, principal at auto industry consulting firm Maryann Keller & Associates in Stamford, Connecticut. Toyoda, 57, who earned 184 million yen in 2012, is the lowest-paid chief executive among the world’s five biggest automakers, earning less than one tenth as much as his best-compensated counterpart—Ford chief Alan Mulally, who took home $21 million in 2012. (Bloomberg)