France -
Polémique autour du salaire du directeur du centre anti-cancer de Strasbourg

Le professeur Xavier Pivot, nommé il y a trois mois par la ministre de la Santé, a négocié un salaire de 300 000 euros net par an, révèle Le Canard enchaîné.

300 000 euros net par an, deux fois plus que son prédécesseur. C'est le salaire exorbitant du nouveau directeur du centre de lutte contre le cancer de Strasbourg, dévoilé par le Canard enchaîné. "Enfin un chanceux épargné par la diète imposée aux hostos", souligne, ironique, l'hebdomadaire.  

Le professeur Xavier Pivot, nommé il y a trois mois par la ministre de la Santé, a négocié sa rémunération auprès de l'Agence régionale de santé du Grand-Est qui s'en justifie: "Il a une garantie de 26 000 euros net par mois, à laquelle s'ajoute une confortable indemnité logement, car il a une famille et Strasbourg est une ville très chère"...

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