Fields could walk away from Ford with $57.5 million

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields, ousted by the board after the automaker's stock declined 37 percent on his watch, could walk away with about $57.5 million in compensation.

| UPDATED: 5/24/17 4:50 pm ET - adds details

New Ford CEO Hackett's pay package worth up to $13.4 million

New Ford CEO Jim Hackett's base salary rose from $716,000 to $1.8 million. His total compensation for this year is valued at up to $13.4 million.

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