January 29, 2021

Wall Street Journal: Insiders at GameStop, BlackBerry, LaCroix Maker Are Suddenly Sitting on Big Stock Gains

Pay consultants warn that tying compensation to all-or-nothing stock price triggers can result in awards based on short-lived market swings. A 10-day average can limit that risk, but longer averaging periods would be better, said Marc Hodak, a partner with executive-compensation consulting firm Farient Advisors LLC.

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January 26, 2021

BDO in the Boardroom Podcast: Robin Ferracone

Join BDO’s Terry Adamson as he sits down with Robin Ferracone to discuss the expanding responsibilities that compensation committees are taking on. Robin is the founder and CEO of Farient Advisors and Chair of the Compensation Committee at Trupanion, Inc.,

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January 21, 2021

FEI Daily: Conscious Capitalism- The New Norm

FEI Daily spoke with Founder and CEO of Farient Advisors Robin Ferracone addresses how companies are prioritizing stakeholder value and recommendations on restructuring board processes.

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December 22, 2020

KPMG Board Insights Podcast: Executive compensation in 2020 and beyond

In this episode, KPMG BLC Senior Advisor Stephen Brown talks to Robin Ferracone, founder and CEO of Farient Advisors and a corporate board member, about how the events of 2020 are impacting executive compensation.

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December 21, 2020

Agenda: Investors Probe Covid ‘Pivot’ in Engagements

In early February, Macy’s Inc. hosted its annual Investor’s Day meeting at the New York Stock Exchange, which covered strategy talks and the retailer’s path forward after the previous year failed to meet expectations. The investor presentation referred to 2019 as a “challenging year for Macy’s,” but the company announced a new road map “to stabilize profitability” through cost reduction and reinvestments.

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