General Motors Corp. Chief Executive Officer John F. Smith Jr. was paid $12.25 million in salary, bonuses and other incentives in 1999, according to a preliminary proxy statement filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Smith's salary was nearly triple his 1998 earnings. His 2000 salary is being raised 5% to $2.05 million. GM President G. Richard Wagoner took home $6.25 million in salary and incentives, up from $2.46 million in 1998. GM Vice Chairman Harry Pearce earned ...

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