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CBS board offering CEO Moonves $100 million in stock as exit package: Sources

By CNBC

David Faber has learned CBS's board is deep in settlement talks with CEO Les Moonves that would result in his departure from the company and the appointment of COO Joe Ianniello as the interim CEORead full story

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  • If Les goes and I believe he is based on what I’m hearing, so too goes Jeff Fager at 60 Minutes. Without Moonves’ protective shadow, Fager’s time is up.

  • “The sources say the board wants the right to claw back some of that compensation if sexual harassment allegations against Moonves are confirmed.”

    SOME of that compensation. As if a few million or a few tens of millions is going to matter. What a tap on the wrist that would be...

    Forget the allegations

    “The sources say the board wants the right to claw back some of that compensation if sexual harassment allegations against Moonves are confirmed.”

    SOME of that compensation. As if a few million or a few tens of millions is going to matter. What a tap on the wrist that would be...

    Forget the allegations, can we just talk about how executives get these insane golden parachutes even if they’ve totally sucked or did immoral things while in charge? That system makes no sense.

  • If indeed the board claws back some of his compensation assuming that sexual harassment allegations against Moonves are confirmed, then it should ALL be provided to the many victims who have bravely come forth. And if true, Moonves should separated for cause, which one would hope wouldn’t result in a $180MM Golden Package.

  • I mean... if this is what you get for committing sexual assault and/or harassment, then we as a society haven’t learned anything.

  • Aren’t we in a country where we’re innocent until proven guilty? Let’s wait for the verdict. And then, how about forget the clawback and he gets nothing? Why would we pay someone for that kind of behavior? Lots not making sense here, CBS.

  • Amazing how scumbags get rewarded with millions

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