Farient Briefings July 2024: At GECN Group Annual Meeting, PvP, ESG, and Proxy Advisor Issues Dominate

July 11, 2024

At GECN Group Annual Meeting, PvP, ESG, and Proxy Advisor Issues Dominate


Toronto’s Southlea Group recently hosted the annual meeting of the Global Governance and Executive Compensation (GECN) Group. The five partner firms that constitute the GECN Group work on executive compensation and governance issues with clients in more than 30 countries across five continents. Farient is a founding partner of the group. The 2024 meeting culminated in a meet-the-experts panel that explored trending issues in compensation globally before an audience of leading Canadian business executives at the historic Toronto Club.

Toronto skyline at sunset, signifying GECN Group annual meeting



In the News


US Executive Pay Rises at Fastest Rate in 15 YearsFinancial Times

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Shareholders OK With Soaring Executive Pay In USBarron’s

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Best Buy, J&J, Lazard Among Companies Downplaying DEI Executive Pay GoalsBloomberg

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Momentum Shift: DEI Metrics’ Role in Executive Compensation WanesHR Executive

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Where to Find Us


Farient Advisors Annual Summit

Boston, MA

July 28 – August 2


NACD Carolinas Chapter

Talent, Culture, and the Future of Work

Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, NC

September 5, 2024


NACD Leading Minds of Governance

Seaport Hotel, Boston, MA

September 17, 2024


EXCLUSIVE | The Next Chapter in Stakeholder Incentives and ESG


How entrenched is the anti-ESG movement in the various regions of the world? That question is explored in the 2024 Global Trends in Stakeholder Incentives: What’s Next? produced by Farient Advisors in conjunction with the Global Governance and Executive Compensation (GECN) Group.

Also included in the 2024 report:

  • Prevalence of stakeholder measures globally and by sector
  • Types of stakeholder measures
  • Types of social vs. environmental measures
  • Company examples
  • Exclusive insights from board directors and investors

Download the full report here:

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About Farient Advisors 

Farient Advisors LLC is an independent premier executive compensation, performance, and corporate governance consultancy. Farient provides a full array of services, linking business strategy to compensation through a tailored, analytically rigorous, and collaborative approach. Farient has locations in Los Angeles, New York, Louisville, and London and works with clients globally through its partnership in the Global Governance and Executive Compensation (GECN) Group. Farient is a certified diverse company and is recognized by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.


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