Friday, October 21, 2011

Convicted Felon Dennis Kozlowski Says He Shares the Outrage over Corporate Greed Expressed by the OccupyWallStreet Protesters (YYC)

Or, as DealBreaker's Bess Levin put it:

Guy Who Used Company Funds To Throw Wife Birthday Party Featuring Vodka-Pissing Ice Sculptures Fireworks Made Out Of Breasts Morally Offended By Corporate Greed 
Remember Dennis Kozlowski? Bald guy, about yay* high? Actually kind of cherubic-looking, in that you could see him playing Cupid in the school play? Used to run this company called Tyco until he was sentenced to 8 1/3 to 25 years in prison? Anyway, quick story about Big D is that the reasons he’s in jail include but are not limited to:

1) paying himself $105 million in 2000 when maybe he should’ve taken a bit less,

2) outfitting the bathroom in his company-funded apartment with a $6,000 shower curtain that even John Thain said no to when it came to decorating his executive washroom,

3) throwing his wife a birthday party in Sardinia that cost (Tyco) $2 million, on account of the performance by Jimmy Buffett, the togas for the guests, the “ice sculpture of Michelangelo’s David spewing vodka from his penis and a birthday cake in the shape of a woman’s breasts with sparklers mounted on top,” the latter of which do not come cheap, this much we promise you....So Much MORE