Robin Ferracone and Dayna Harris of Farient Advisors Named to 2016 NACD Directorship 100 List

July 13, 2016

Robin Ferracone and Dayna Harris – chief executive officer and vice president, respectively, of Farient Advisors, a leading independent executive compensation and performance consulting firm – have been named to the National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Directorship 100.

The Directorship 100 identifies the most influential people in the boardroom community and honors those who play a significant role shaping agendas in boardrooms to promote continued economic growth. Ferracone and Harris have been named to this prestigious list for their contributions to the fields of executive compensation, business and talent strategies, value management and performance measurement.

“Farient Advisors is honored by the recognition of two if its senior members in the Directorship 100,” said Ferracone. “We strive to provide a global perspective on corporate governance and pay practices, thereby enabling directors to focus on good corporate governance and stakeholder value for their organizations.”

Demonstrating its commitment to providing seamless international services to clients, Farient Advisors is a founding member of the Global Governance Executive Compensation Network (GECN). The GECN Network brings together a select group of premier independent advisory firms specializing in the compensation and governance challenges increasingly faced by companies and other institutions, both globally and within their respective markets.

Ferracone currently serves as the Vice Chairman for the Board of Trustees of Duke University, and is a member of the Board of Directors of Trupanion, a public company, the Board of Trustees of Oaktree Capital Funds, and the Board of Directors of Enlight, a company that delivers strategically relevant, independent information to boards through an easy-to-use software application. She is the author of “Fair Pay, Fair Play” (Jossey-Bass, 2010), and the Executive Pay Watch blog on

Harris has been a frequent speaker on pay and performance, disclosure and regulatory topics for the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (NASPP), the Council of Institutional Investors (CII), the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, and WorldatWork. She is a member of NASPP, the Council of Institutional Investors and WorldatWork.

About Farient Advisors

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program design, board of directors compensation, and investor communications.  Farient is a partner member of the Global Governance and Executive Compensation Network (GECN) whose partner firms work with clients in more than 30 countries to provide seamless coverage on all matters of global governance, executive compensation, and regulatory on a local and global basis.

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