Vivendi: Messier kassiert doch


NY Times: Arbitrators Say Vivendi Owes Messier Millions
„Still, Mr. Messier’s severance package is particularly notable because he had derided such packages in his autobiography. ‚These special payments — the golden parachutes that we hear so much about — cannot be justified for executive directors. My contract has no such clause. I promise my board never to negotiate one,‘ he wrote in his book ‚ Who’s Afraid of the New Economy?‘ in 2000. The title referred to his nickname, which, in French, stands for ‚Jean-Marie Messier, myself, master of the world.'“ The Man Who Tried to Buy the World: Jean-Marie Messier and Vivendi Universal