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November 2019

Webinar: Why Compensation Alignment Still Matters in Governance

November 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Los Angeles CA United States

Please join Farient Partner Marc Hodak, and Eileen Cohen, Senior Counselor at Abernathy McGregor, for a lively discussion on a more holistic way to look at, and communicate, the long term – in pay plans that reward sustainable practices, in disclosures that address what investors want to hear about, and in engagement with investors that reinforces that they are being heard, and that their interests and those of their other stakeholders are being addressed.

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Ascend Pinnacle Roundtable

November 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Faith & Flower, 705 West 9th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States
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Join Farient Founder and CEO Robin Ferracone at the Ascend Pinnacle Roundtable, held in alignment with the USC-NACD 2019 Corporate Directors Symposium, Greater Expectations, Increased Complexity: Board Leadership Matters. The event is presented by the NACD Pacific Southwest Chapter and the USC Marshall School of Business, and it will examine the challenges boards face in an era of heightened expectations and an increasingly complex operating environment. Robin will be joined by Stephen Brown, Senior Advisor with the Board Leadership Center…

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NACD Carolinas – Know What Your Investors Are Thinking

November 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Quail Hollow Country Club, 3700 Gleneagles Road
Charlotte, NC 28210 United States
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Join Farient Partner Marc Hodak at NACD Carolinas' chapter program, Know What Your Investors Are Thinking. This panel will explore investors' top priorities for 2019 and beyond with a special focus on investor engagement. The program will include Fortune 500 public company directors and executive compensation and corporate governance experts. The panel will highlight findings from Farient Advisors and the Global Governance and Executive Compensation Group's (GECN) hot off the press "2019 Global Trends in Corporate Governance: Seven Lessons from Engaged Investors," including: Questions…

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Women on Boards 2020 “National Conversation on Board Diversity” Luncheon

November 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Los Angeles CA United States

Farient CEO Robin Ferracone, a board member of Women Corporate Directors (WCD), will be participating in the Women on Boards “National Conversation on Board Diversity” Luncheon on Friday, November 22 in Los Angeles. She will be engaging with her peers in this important event aimed at addressing the unique challenges women face as corporate board members. Every November, in cities across the U.S. and abroad, more than 7,500 current and aspiring women directors, C-Suite and senior executives will gather for…

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January 2020

KPMG Board Leadership Conference

January 6 @ 12:30 pm - January 8 @ 1:30 pm
Hyatt Regency, 21500 Pacific Coast Highway
Huntington Beach, CA 92648 United States

Join Farient Advisors Founder and CEO Robin Ferracone at the KPMG Board Leadership Conference, where seasoned board directors, governance professionals, and business leaders will gather to discuss governance challenges and priorities driving board and committee agendas in the year ahead. The program will center on the issue of aligning near-term goals with long-term value, exploring key technological, economic, geopolitical, and social disruptors and how directors are helping to navigate these challenges and drive toward long-term value and purpose.

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NACD Northwest – Hot Button Compensation and Governance Issues Roundtable

January 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Aerlume, 2003 Western Avenue, Suite C
Seattle, WA 98121 United States

Join Farient Advisors and the NACD Northwest Chapter on January 28th for an intimate roundtable luncheon to address the good, the bad, and the ugly of 2020. The roundtable will highlight findings from Farient Advisors and the Global Governance and Executive Compensation Group‘s (GECN) hot off the press “2019 Global Trends in Corporate Governance: Seven Lessons from Engaged Investors." Some of the issues that will be discussed include: What companies are doing to ensure the board is independent, diverse in skill sets and gender, and…

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