Ford Boosts CEO's Pay 17% as SUV Surge Yields Record Profit

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  • Increase comes despite a 9.1 percent slide in stock price
  • Investors wary of U.S. peak after industry's record year

Mark Fields, chief executive officer at Ford Motor Co.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Ford Motor Co. increased Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields’s 2015 compensation 17 percent to $17.3 million, excluding changes in pension value, as the automaker posted record profit on surging sales of sport utility vehicles.

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