August 23, 2019

Agenda – Getting at the ‘Root’ of Rising Say-on-Pay Opposition

More companies are seeing say-on-pay results dip into the 50% to 90% range as opposition to executive compensation continues to grow, data shows. Accordingly, compensation com­mittees are increasingly engaging with shareholders one-on-one about their concerns as their voting policies take a more crafted, hardline approach, sources say.

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August 23, 2019

Korn Ferry Institute – The $1 CEO: Worth It, Not Worth It?

While the average base salary for CEOs of large US companies keeps rising each decade, more than a dozen head honchos of Fortune 1000 firms in that time have basically taken a pass on an annual salary, usually preferring instead to ride up the value of the stock they picked up as the founder-CEO of their company.

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August 23, 2019

Korn Ferry Institute – Should CEO ‘Mojo’ Decide Pay?

In a little-noticed but potentially game-changing move, the United States’ largest corporate-governance outfit is recommending that its institutional shareholders’ clients use a new metric to determine their company’s—and CEO’s—performance.

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July 25, 2018

Robin Ferracone and John Trentacoste of Farient Advisors Named to Prestigious 2018 NACD Directorship 100 List

Robin Ferracone and John Trentacoste – Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO), respectively, of Farient Advisors, an independent executive compensation, performance and corporate governance consultancy – have been named to the 2018 National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Directorship 100.

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July 10, 2018

Farient Advisors Announces John V. Trentacoste Appointed Chief Operating Officer

Farient Advisors, a leading independent executive compensation, performance and governance advisory firm, today announced the appointment of John Trentacoste, Farient partner and Head of Consulting Operations, to the Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) role, effective July 1, 2018. In this role, Mr. Trentacoste will focus on the execution of key Farient market and consulting initiatives across Farient’s offices.

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