$23 Million in Severance Pay – How Yahoo CEO is Coming Out Ahead Even When the Company is Tanking

Imagine being the CEO of a struggling company, only to learn that your company is going to be sold to another, larger corporation and you’ll be out of a job. For most people, this would be bad news – however, for Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, this is likely cause for celebration. Why?

Because according to a regulatory filing by Yahoo on March 13, 2017, Mayer is set to receive a cool $23 million severance pay package. This breaks down to about