He is being selfish, of course, although which of us would resign from a job which paid that handsomely where we were allowed to pretty much set and adjust our own targets, accountable to no-one.
So while I have nothing left for him but contempt, in mitigation his bosses have been negligent for allowing him the licence which would bring out the greed in many of us. In other words, they have failed to save him from himself.
Yeah, he was once a very good manager but he has chosen money and self-delusion over being remembered for what he once achieved. Whenever he now deems fit to abdicate from his throne, "It's too late, baby, now it's too late...."