September 28, 2021

Agenda – Incentivizing ‘Magic’ — How Boards Can Foster Innovative Leadership

As boards look to the post-pandemic future, innovation and growth are moving to the top of the agenda for many companies. Compensation and strategy experts suggest that boards can foster an innovative culture at their companies by attuning compensation plans to forward-looking metrics as well as offering a safe space for experimentation and the possibility of failure. Boards should play an active role in cultivating space for innovation to thrive.

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September 13, 2021

Agenda – Boards Feeling Whiplash Over Recovery Expectations

Just when many companies thought recovery from the pandemic was within reach, the delta variant forced them to rethink plans for the second half of the year.

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September 10, 2021

Dan Mayfield Named Partner at Farient Advisors

Farient Advisors, a leading independent executive compensation performance, and corporate governance advisory firm, today announced the appointment of Dan Mayfield as partner.

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September 10, 2021

Austin Business Journal – Dan Mayfield Named Partner at Farient Advisors

Farient Advisors, an independent executive compensation and corporate governance consultancy, has announced that Texas resident Dan Mayfield will join as a partner. Dan comes to Farient with 20 years of experience in executive compensation and corporate governance and specializes in designing pay programs that align with business strategy and stakeholder value. Dan is also a sought-after speaker on compensation and governance trends and is often is quoted in technical and industry publications.

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September 1, 2021

Agenda – Murky Waters Still Ahead for Cruise Line Boards

Over the past 18 months, the cruise line industry has sunk at times and swum at others. But when the delta variant hit, raising infection counts and concerns for would-be cruisegoers, it presented yet another challenge for board members to navigate. 

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