6 Unpopular CEOs Who Still Collect Millions

Like Tony Hayward, these other execs have come under intense scrutiny.

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Robert Rizzo, public official (Package worth: $30 million). In one of this year's more bizarre—and, to California residents, maddening—stories, officials are still trying to figure out how Robert Rizzo, who up until this month served as the city manager of Bell, Calif., stayed under the public radar for so long. Rizzo, whose CEO-like work for the debt-strapped city mysteriously earned him $787,637 per year, could end up getting upwards of $30 million in pension payouts. It now appears that outrageous salaries were the norm in Bell: Its police chief, for instance, made $457,000 per year.

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