August 19, 2010

Farient Advisors LLC Expands West Coast Presence with Addition of Two New Executives in Los Angeles Office

Dayna L. Harris and Daniel R. Mumenthaler have joined the Los Angeles office as a Vice President and Manager, respectively.

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July 15, 2010

CFO Magazine – “To Boost Your Pay, Go Public”

Robin A. Ferracone discusses why CFOs who work for public companies are almost always paid more than CFOs working for private companies.

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May 6, 2010

Reuters – “Bailed Out Homebuilders Collect Fat Pay Checks While workers faced massive layoffs, housing execs raked in the dough”

Robin A. Ferracone is quoted in this article which attributes homebuilders’ outsized pay to a quirk of the industry: the involvement of founders and their sons.

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May 6, 2010 – “CBS Overpaid Moonves $28 Million, Says Study on CEO Pay”

In this article on excessive CEO pay, Robin A. Ferracone says, “Some of the misalignment between shareholder return and CEO pay arises from competition among companies. Compensation committees routinely peg a substantial portion of CEOs’ pay to competitors, often at the 75th percentile. That means that pay flows even when shares fall, so long as CEOs in the selected peer group do well.”

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April 13, 2010

With Proxy Season Upon Us, Robin A. Ferracone Publishes Timely Book On How to Evaluate and Determine Executive Compensation

In her new book, “Fair Pay, Fair Play: Aligning Executive Performance and Pay” (Jossey-Bass, April 2010), author Robin A. Ferracone addresses a growing need among boards, senior executives, HR, compensation professionals and investors for a new way to think about executive compensation.

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