Facebook spent $ 9 million on security and a plane for Zuckerberg
In 2017, the company Facebook spent about nine million dollars to ensure the safety of the founder of the social network and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, writes CNBC.
Security spending in 2016 was $ 5,8 million, but that amount nearly doubled in 2017 to $ 8,9 million.
This amount includes the provision of the work of a private aircraft - fuel, crew costs, meals. Besides, Facebook pays for personal protection and security systems in the residences of the founder of the network.
CNN television claims that since 2015, travel expenses and CEO safety Facebook amounted to about $ 20 million. The company explained that such amounts are due to Zuckerberg's “threats to personal security”, as he is the founder, chairman and CEO of the company.
“We demand such security measures for the well-being of the company because of the importance of Mr. Zuckerberg for Facebook“- said in a statement.
Facebook not the only company that pays such expenses of their managers. For example, in 2017 year Apple paid about $ 317 thousand for the safety and flight of their leader, Tim Cook.
Recall that 10 April chapter Facebook Mark Zuckerberg acted in the US Senate in the case of a large-scale leak of personal data of users of a social network. He was accused of failing to see the alleged interference in the US presidential election.
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