Amid Outcry, Mega Chairman Gives Controversial Bonus to Workers

Avigdor Kaplan defends payout as coming from parent company's shareholders: 'I didn’t get compensation of any kind from Mega for my role as its active chairman.'

Adi Dovrat-Meseritz
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Avigdor Kaplan, CEO of Alon Blue Square group that owns supermarket chain Mega walks away from the bankrupt store with a bonus of over half a million shekel.
Avigdor Kaplan, CEO of Alon Blue Square group that owns supermarket chain Mega walks away from the bankrupt store with a bonus of over half a million shekel. Credit: Amos Biderman