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Sotheby’s Gives Outgoing CEO Bill Ruprecht $4 M. Golden Handshake

Ruprecht. COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

William Ruprecht, Sotheby’s outgoing CEO.

COURTESY SOTHEBY’S

An SEC filing out today shows that outgoing Sotheby’s CEO William Ruprecht will receive $4 million in severance.

The company, which has been the subject of scrutiny from hedge-fund billionaire Dan Loeb for the past year, announced last week that Ruprecht would depart after 14 years at the helm.

The filing follows:

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