Here is a list of the highly paid CEOs from all around the world and their educational and professional qualifications that helped them reach the position that have today.

Tim Cook Timothy D. Tim Cook is the present CEO of Apple who succeeded Steve Jobs who died in October 5, 2011. Cook had joined Apple as SVP of Worldwide Operations and also served as EVP of Worldwide Sales and Operations and was COO until he became the CEO of Apple in 2012. Cook graduated from Robertsdale High School and earned a BSc degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University. After that he did his MBA from Duke University™s Fuqua School of Business. Cook™s pay package has been approximated at around $US378 million.

Jim Turley James S. Turley is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ernst Young. He begun his career at Ernst Young in 1977 and became the CEO in October 2003. Jim holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Accounting from Rice University in Houston,Texas. Rumour has it that Jim draws an salary package of around $US6 million.

Paul E. Jacobs – Paul E. Jacobs is the current CEO at Qualcomm. He has a Bachelors™ Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, all from the University of California,Berkley. His total compensation is around $US31.43 million.

Ken Chenault Kenneth Irvine Chenault is an American business executive who is the current Chairman and CEO of American Express since 2001. He had been the senior class president at Waldorf School of Garden City. Then he received his Bachelor™s degree in History from Bowdoin College in 1973 and Juris doctor from Harvard Law School in 1976. Ken™s total compensation has been estimated at around $16,813,272.

Larry Page Lawrence Larry Page became the CEO of Google in the year 2011 and he is also the co founder of the same company. He is a computer scientist as well as an internet entrepreneur. Page attended the Okemos Montessori School in Michigan and graduated from East Lansing High School in 1991. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Michigan with honours and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Stanford University. Page earns a salary of net worth $18. 7 Billion.

Paul S. Otellini Paul S. Otellini is the current president and the CEO of Intel. He is an American businessman who graduated high school from St. Ignatius College Preparatory. He holds a bachelor™s degree in Economics from the University of San Francisco and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkley. His total income is worth around $9.15 million.

Pierre Nanterme – Pierre Nanterme is the current CEO of Accenture since October, 2010. Nanterme graduated from ESSEC Business School in the year 1981. He currently lives in Paris, France. His total compensation has been calculated to be around $9,784,185.