During times of monumental stress people often do things, which at the time sound logical, that might be otherwise considered bizarre at best.
I don't know if being the CEO of a company could be considered monumental stress. Or did something in particular happen that made this guy go off his rocker?
Nightfall Blue, Biscuit Interior, Hardtop
Oh, I have slipped the surly bonds of earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings...