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Credit Crunch Cash Kings

Though they were at the helm of companies that were bruised or broken by the credit crunch, these 12 CEOs were still offered fat severance packages when they were shown the door.Take a look at these subprime CEOs and their golden parachutes, including the one who apparently declined his multi-million dollar exit package. The packages include cash, benefits, stock options and other forms of compensation and based on company proxy statements.

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Credit Crunch, Cash Kings

These 11 CEOs were the helm of companies that were bruised or broken by the credit crunch. Take a look at the money they had coming to them, including the one who apparently declined his multi-million dollar exit package. The sums include cash, benefits, stock options and other forms of compensation and are based on company proxy statements.


(Data from James F. Reda & Associates, the prominent independent compensation consultant.)

Correction: Lehman Brothers CEO Richard Fuld was mistakenly included in this slideshow and has since been removed.)