Alex Trotman took home a record $69.07 million in cash, stock and exercised stock options in 1998, his final year as Ford Motor Co. chairman and chief executive officer. Ford says Mr. Trotman's paycheck is the largest ever for a Ford chairman. Mr. Trotman's base salary was $2.5 million and his bonus totaled $10 million, up from $7 million in 1998, according to the proxy statement released Friday (April 16). Mr. Trotman exercised 1,428,652 stock options last year worth $30.06 million. Mr. ...
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