10 of the highest paid CEO’s in the world

10 of the highest paid CEO's in the world

Brendan Kennedy knew early on that his bet on marijuana would take years to pay off. Kennedy told Bloomberg in 2012, “It’s either career suicide or it’s the smartest decision we’ve ever made in our lives—and we won’t know for three to five years”. The success didn’t arrive for six years. Tilray Inc. became the first cannabis company to be listed on the U.S. exchange and ended the year with a 315% gain. That made its 47-year-old CEO, the second-highest-paid executive in 2018 among companies traded on U.S. exchanges, according…