Big Pharma CEOs Rake in $1.57 Billion in Pay
5/8/2013 8:35:06 AM
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For people who were blown away to learn recently that the 11 largest global pharmaceutical companies made an astonishing $711 billion in profits over the last decade, here's another measure of the industry's greed: the same companies paid their chief executive officers a combined $1.57 billion in that period. Not bad work if you can get it. They achieved this thanks in part to their systematic exploitation of Medicare and an epidemic of illegal marketing activity.
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