Chesapeake Energy: What Goes Around Comes Around

MDN has chronicled the messy firing of Chesapeake Energy’s founder and “controversial” leader Aubrey McClendon. We also told you about three of his long-time “friends” who were paid $15.4 million to stick around after corporate raider Carl Icahn got his way and had Aubrey fired (see Chesapeake Pays $15.4M to Prevent Exodus of Top Talent). Two of the three well-bonused “friends” have now received their own pink slips from Chesapeake. Steve Dixon, who was COO and acting CEO after Aubrey left, and Martha Burger, head of HR at the company, have been sent packing by Chesapeake’s new CEO Doug Lawler. No word on whether they get the full payout bonus which was due to be granted over the span of three years–in 2016, 2017 and 2018.

One Aubrey “friend” remains at Chesapeake: CFO Dom Dell’Osso…

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