Angelo R. Mozilo (born 1938) was the chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Countrywide Financial until July 1, 2008. Condé Nast Portfolio ranked Mozilo second on their list of "Worst American CEOs of All Time".
07.02.2012 [Fox News] - They include a 2009 inquiry into the collapse of Countrywide Financial Corp. as a potential "Friend of Angelo" — a reference to former Countrywide chief executiveAngeloMozilo, who helped high-profile clients get discounted mortgages.
07.02.2012 [Huffington Post] - They include a 2009 inquiry into the collapse of Countrywide Financial Corp. as a potential "Friend of Angelo" – a reference to former Countrywide chief executiveAngeloMozilo, who helped high-profile clients get discounted mortgages.
24.01.2012 [truthout] - AngeloMozilo is a perfect example, the former chief executive, co-founder of Countrywide, one of the most toxic lenders out there, really has created huge problems for especially minorities in this country. He was charged with insider trading by the
16.01.2012 [New York Times] - From 2000 to 2008, AngeloMozilo, the chief executive of Countrywide, received total compensation estimated at $521.5 million; in 2010, without admitting or denying any wrongdoing, he paid $67.5 million to settle civil fraud charges brought by the SEC
23.01.2012 [Motley Fool] - Meanwhile, the executives were allowed to hold on to their riches (although AngeloMozilo would eventually have to pay a significant fine as a result of his company's activities). Who knew that failure paid so well? Sadly, the mind-set on Wall Street