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Novartis (NYSE:NVS): Closing price $69.20

Chairman Daniel Vasella will receive a package that might reach $78 million upon his exit, if he abides by a non-compete agreement that disallows him from working for Novartis’s rivals. Via an emailed statement, Vasella said the board had agreed to a six-year package with a maximum value of 72 million Swiss francs.