18. A. Laurence Jones, StarTek
Former President and CEO
Total 2011 Compensation: $1,860,948
Jones was replaced by Chad Carlson on June 23, 2011, and received almost double his total compensation compared to 2010, when he received $932,100. Carlson, meanwhile, was awarded $897,474 in total compensation for 2011 for six months as president and CEO and six months as executive vice president and COO.