Our expertise in action
Farient Advisors has worked on both a continuity and project basis with boards of directors and management across industries and sectors. We go beyond simply providing reports to our clients; we create tailored solutions to solve a range of governance and compensation challenges, including aligning pay and performance, goal setting and managing risk. Our innovative solutions help companies around the world achieve tangible business objectives and effectively communicate with their shareholders. See some of the ways we have partnered with clients below.
Challenge: When one of Farient Advisors’ industrial clients realized its multi-business focus and major international presence was atypical for its size, we helped the company successfully rethink its approach to peer group development.
Challenge: Farient was engaged by the compensation committee of this large global financial institution to develop a defensible baseline of total direct compensation for the CEO and top management that would be less dependent on the typical, backward-facing competitive pay data.
Annual Incentive Redesign for private-equity owned client in service industry that was transitioning from an emerging growth stage to more mature growth stage.
For a major private equity-owned luxury retailer facing competition from publicly traded competitors, Farient Advisors assessed the existing compensation practices of the executive team against a mix of public and private peers to ensure the ability to compete for talent.
When one of Farient Advisor’s Fortune 500 clients – a chemical company – underwent a major strategic transformation, it needed to rethink its peer group and align executive compensation with business strategy.