When former General Electric CEO, Jack Welch, retired with a US$417 million severance package in 2001, it sparked such outrage that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission eventually made it a requirement for publicly-listed companies to quantify pay agreements with top executives.
Executives, contracts, severance package
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