Re: It can become cost prohibitive
Or better, the CEO's secretary, as that is a person that can usually be entrusted, but would never think of abusing the power that has been let with them.
So you've seen this too. It's an interesting phenomenon, some form of "absolute power corrupts" I gather.
One organization I worked with was effectively run by a very competent secretary (that was also a force to be reckoned with if you did wrong). Her "boss" was a miserable twat....