Several Route 1 area leaders are among the best paid CEOs of publicly traded companies in the state, according to a list compiled by the publication NJ Biz. At number 3 overall is Steven V. Abramson, CEO of Universal Display Corporation, a Phillips Boulevard company that makes technology used in organic LED screens. He makes $12.97 million a year.
James R. Craigie, CEO of Church & Dwight in Princeton South Corporate Center, earned $4.98 million and came in 17th place.
Peter J. Arduini, CEO of Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp, a medical device company based on Enterprise Drive in Plainsboro, was in 21st place with $3.94 million.
Mauricio Gutierrez, CEO of NRG Energy, a Carnegie Center-based owner of power plants, was at No. 34 with a compensation of $1.98 million.
Eamonn P. Hobbs, CEO of biotech company Antares Pharma, was at No. 38 with $1.64 million.
Sotirios J. Vahaviolos, CEO of Mistras Group, an asset protection company on Clarksville Road in Princeton Junction, was at No. 48 with $1.28 million in pay.