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CEO Gives All Of Her 500+ Employees $10,000 Each And Two First-Class Tickets To Anywhere In The World

One woman is being called the best boss in the world after she gifted all of her employees one heck of a present.

Last week, CNN reported that investment management company Blackstone had purchased a majority stake in Spanx, valuing the shapewear brand at a whopping $1.2 billion.

Sara Blakely, Spanx’s founder and CEO, surprised her staff with two first-class tickets each to anywhere in the world during a party celebrating the deal. She is also giving them $10,000 each to spend on the trip.

Blakely posted a video on social media of the joyous moment when she announced the gifts, and the employees were so dumbfounded by the news, some of them cried, while others were slack-jawed.

Sara Blakely began Spanx as a side business while selling fax machines door-to-door in her late 20s

Image credits: sarablakely

Two decades later, the company is celebrating Blackstone buying a majority stake

The deal valued Spanx at $1.2 billion

Blakely announced the sale to her employees with a party

She also told the staff that each person would get two first-class plane tickets to anywhere in the world, plus $10,000 spending money

The employees were screaming, cheering, and crying

Several shared plans to go to Croatia, South Africa, and Bora Bora

“Never underestimate what you can do if you truly care the most,” told her Instagram followers

People were really happy for everyone at Spanx