Nick Mackenzie, CEO of Greene King, a company that includes Scottish pub group Belhaven among their brands, will be taking a 50% pay cut.
The 38,000 employees across the UK will be paid 80% of their average monthly wage.
The company has over 10 pubs in Edinburgh alone, with almost 100 across Scotland.
The pubs have been closed after a government shutdown forced all non essential businesses to close during the coronavirus pandemic.
His executives are taking a 30% cut while the businesses are closed.
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