Billionaire boss pays for 1,200 employees to go to Disneyland
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The Christmas bonus came a little early this year as one billionaire boss has paid for a trip to Disneyland for 1,200 employees.
Ken Griffin, CEO of multinational hedge fund Citadel LLC and founder of market maker Citadel Securities, rewarded staff from six Asia Pacific offices, including Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo offices.
The employees visited Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea with their spouses and children to mark the companies' 20th and 30th anniversaries.
Mr Griffin generously covered all the expenses, including travel, entertainment, and childcare.
Bloomberg reported that 300 children also attended the trip.
Also, if that wasn't enough, each staff member was upgraded to queue jump passes, meaning no waiting in lines for rides like Space Mountain and Pirates of the Caribbean.
If you didn't know, one-day passes to the park range between $52.75 to $72.78 per person - so for 1,200 adults, the cost adds up to $100,000 for just a single day.
And just to put other bosses to shame, the CEO also threw in a private performance by Maroon 5 and DJ Calvin Harris.
According to Business Insider, Griffin, whose net worth is $36 billion, spoke at the ceremony before the performances, saying: "Today, the range of talent we have brought together is simply astonishing.
"We've created not one, but two firms at the forefront of the industry. Together, we have imagined and built the future of finance."
But this isn't the only time the boss has treated his company to a VIP trip.
Last year in December, Mr Griffin paid for an all-expenses trip for his US, Canadian, and European staff and their families to celebrate yet another successful year.
These staff were also treated to a star-studded concert featuring Carly Rae Jepsen, Diplo and Coldplay.
According to NDTV, he also paid for hotels, park tickets, and lavish meals ranging from lamb chops, sushi and paella.
Can't wait to see what he puts out of his sleeve next year. A couple of Lamborghinis? A trip to the Bahamas?