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Airport's ex-CEO lands job at Gary Chicago International

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Former Indianapolis Airport Authority CEO John Clark has landed a six-month job in a business development role at Gary Chicago International Airport. Clark will earn $5,000 per month in his new job, WTHR-TV reported.

Clark left the Indianapolis airport job last month after the airport declined to renew his contract. He had been chief executive for three years.

IBJ reported March 10 that former Clark and two top executives last year spent more than $67,000 on trips to conferences and business development destinations including Brazil, Denmark, Greece, Morocco and Switzerland.

Clark said many of the trips were related to his role with an industry trade group.

Clark left his job in Indianapolis with a year’s salary as severance—$270,000—plus remaining unpaid vacation days.

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  • ?
    I guess we could had him for expenses alone.
    Indy knew Clark was a bonus points hire as his history was lackluster. Shame.
  • It's Just A Consulting Job
    His title is not CEO at Gary, and it is a 6-month minor contract position. Obviously, he is living off his $270,000 severance and just taking this little gig to stay busy while he looks for another job.

    Giving his track record, I am sure he will find another airport board he can sucker into hiring him on as a CEO for a big salary and all-expense paid trips around the world.
  • No longer an exec
    Nice move DOWN! Sure you can become the CEO of some small airport with 2 hangars.

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