Photo Gallery: The Swiss Battle over Executive Pay 11/22/2013
 Daniel Vasella -- the man at the center of the debate. Vasella, a former CEO...
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Daniel Vasella -- the man at the center of the debate. Vasella, a former CEO and chairman of pharmaceuticals giant Novartis, was set to receive a 72-million-franc (58-million-euro) pay-off in February 2013. Public outcry forced Novartis to rethink the move and Vasella later accepted a smaller amount.