Wednesday, Oct. 08, 2008

Stanley O'Neal

The former CEO and Chairman of the Board of Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. left the company in 2007 with a whopping $161.5 million. Unfortunately, his departure cooncided with a quarterly loss of $2.3 billion (the largest in the company's 93-year history) and an $8.4 million fine from the government related to the subprime mortgage crisis.