August 18, 2017

Energy bust dings executive pay, but some CEOs still get nice raises – Houston Chronicle

By Ryan Maye Handy

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August 1, 2017

Robin Ferracone and Dayna Harris of Farient Advisors Named to 2017 NACD Directorship 100 List

Robin Ferracone and Dayna Harris – chief executive officer and partner, respectively, at Farient Advisors, an independent performance management, corporate governance and executive compensation consultancy – have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Directorship 100.

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July 27, 2017

CFO Magazine – Balance Due: Boards seek the optimal compensation formula to satisfy all sides in the conflict over executive pay packages.

By: Keith Button

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July 21, 2017

Bloomberg – Perks for American CEOs Aren’t What They Used to Be

Gone are the days when Tyco International ponied up millions of dollars to indulge its executives’ lavish lifestyles, including Dennis Kozlowski’s $15,000 dog umbrella stand. But U.S. public companies still give bosses some tasty tidbits with their multimillion-dollar pay packages.

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July 13, 2017

NACD – How Are Trends in Executive Compensation and Governance Playing Out in the 2017 Proxy Season?

Investors now see corporate governance as a hallmark of the board’s effectiveness and one of the best sources of insight into the way companies operate. In response to this trend, Farient Advisors LLC, in partnership with the Global Governance and Executive Compensation Group, produced the report 2017—Global Trends in Corporate Governance, an analysis of corporate governance practices in the areas of executive compensation, board structure and composition, and shareholder rights covering 17 countries across six continents.

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