Good news, CEO pay is up!
The economy's recovered! For CEOs, that is. Exec pay is way, way, way
up in America. 40%
up. One CEO, John Hammergren at McKesson, took home $145M. The money-quote: "Bosses won in every area, with dramatic increases in pensions, payoffs and perks – as well as salary." Even for fired CEOs, it was a good year, with huge parachutes spun from finest gold.