CEO resigns after one day and gets severance pay of $44 million

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  1. Starscream600

    Starscream600 Certified Virtual Pilot

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    Duke Energy CEO Bill Johnson resigns after one day, gets $44 million in severance | Grist

    W. T. F.
     
  2. Wrecker217

    Wrecker217 Heart Like a Hand Grenade

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    Dude's smart. He gets hella money by just quitting.
     
  3. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    Lucky bastard.
     
  4. Hot Shot.

    Hot Shot. Giving up on the fiction.

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  5. KA

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    Eh. Retain services till merger goes thru n keep stockholder happy. Appointment of new dude which was the plan all along.

    Welcome to corporate america, sonny.
     
  6. PurdueAV2003

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    I can't say I wouldn't do the same thing.
     
  8. Saberfrost01

    Saberfrost01 元ロボ ダイユーシャ

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    Indeed. :lol 
     
  9. Gingerchris

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    Good for him, I guess.

    Although I'm sure everyone else would like to be able to quit their job after one day and walk away with that kind of money. Or any money.
     
  10. DeathAnghell

    DeathAnghell Beast Wars!

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    I wish I could do that.
     
  11. RKillian

    RKillian http://www.rktoyandhobby.com

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    But think of all the jobs he must've created during that miraculous day.
     
  12. -Mainframe-

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    That has to stop. No wonder electric and everything costs so much.

    Time for solar panels and living as much off the grid as possible.
     
  13. TrueNomadSkies

    TrueNomadSkies Airachnid's ratservant

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    This^, this^, this^... and of course this^ :) 
     
  14. transtrekkie

    transtrekkie On the level.

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    This^. Seriously, crap like this is why I can't even stomach watching the news most of the time. Especially during election years. When I think about how much money gets wasted by rich people getting even richer and how the merest fraction of that would solve all of my financial problems it just sickens me to no end.
     
  15. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    My hero. I can't wait to be rich and be a complete prick with money.
     
  16. nobleboivin

    nobleboivin Well-Known Member

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    :lol :lolol :jawdropper: [​IMG]
    This is the funniest thing I've heard all day. What a lucky bastard.
     
  17. Tekkaman Blade

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    Ditto. Companies need to stop having stupid contract clauses like these. These people should have to work for their money like everyone else.

    But honestly if I was in the same position, I'd probably done the same thing.
     
  18. Dragonclaw

    Dragonclaw Comic Ink - Dublin, CA

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    I'm willing to cover his shifts...and I'll do it for 1/4 the price (what a bargain!)
     
  19. BooyakaDragon

    BooyakaDragon I Don't Even Know

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    A smart...but pure dick move. I Love It! LOL
     
  20. rattraprules98

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    That's all I'd have to do to be loaded? Huh...
     

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