Publised in Market Watch May 13, 2009 by Alistair Barr
Running big public companies is hard work, so many executives get a little help to keep their noses to the grindstone.
Use of company jets, cars and drivers, free home security, free financial planning advice and country club memberships. Some of these perquisites, or perks, keep coming after retirement. Even in death, the money keeps flowing in the form of so-called golden coffins.