"How does B.C. Ferries boss David Hahn's salary compare with that of his counterpart in Washington state? The answer: There is none.
"Hahn bagged more than $1.1 million in total last year. By comparison, David Moseley, the top executive at Washington State Ferries, made $144,768 in 2009, the most recently available figure.
". . . The bottom line: We're getting ripped off. Big time."Readers of Northern Insights already knew this, and more. In 2010, Carry on cruising, carry on regardless examined executive salaries at BC Ferries and made comparisons to other large ferry operators:
"To repeat, David Hahn is paid almost eight times the salary of the WSF CEO and is paid more than the CEO of Stena AB, an international corporation far larger than BC Ferries. By any measure, BC Ferries is paying far too much executive compensation, particularly since operations of the company are no better managed than in earlier years. The Spirit Class ferries built in the early nineties remain the largest and most efficient ships in the fleet and outperform the Coastal Class ferries acquired more recently by Mr. Hahn and his helpers."Read also Giant paydays proved unsinkable where we examined the BC Liberals' promise to slash top salaries at BC Ferries. Of course, that turned out to be just another meaningless political promise.
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