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Breakingviews - Viewsroom: Executive payouts in rude health
December 7, 2017 / 7:48 PM / 6 days ago

Breakingviews - Viewsroom: Executive payouts in rude health

By Antony Currie

Mark Bertolini, President of Aetna, speaks at the Reuters Health Summit in New York, November 10, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini is bagging $500 million from selling the insurance company to drugstore chain CVS – despite only a middling performance as boss. Behind such healthcare mergers: a desire to cut out a surfeit of middlemen.

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