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Top 5 Global Health Perks, Part 4: Bulletproof Car, Bodyguard

Top 5 Global Health Perks, Part 4: Bulletproof Car, Bodyguard

Executive security is a requirement in some countries.

NursingLink, BusinessWeek

February 20, 2008

Brazil

Cost-of-living rank (Rio de Janeiro): 64
Salary, BigWig (i.e., head of sales & marketing: $208,691)
Salary, Underling (i.e., data-entry operator): $11,829
Projected average pay increase for 2008: 5.0%
Days off: 40

Local perk: It’s more of an essential safety precaution than a perk, but to foil kidnappers, top executives in Brazil are chauffeured in bulletproof cars and followed by bodyguards. (This benefit also shows up in Mexico.)

“It’s kind of a strange way to think about it,” says Hewitt’s Acker. “But if your executive is kidnapped for a month, your business really suffers.”

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