October 6, 2021

Farient Advisors CEO Robin Ferracone Named to Prestigious 2021 NACD Directorship 100 List

New York, N.Y., October 6, 2021 – Robin Ferracone, founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Farient Advisors, a leading independent executive compensation, performance and corporate governance advisory firm, has been named to the 2021 National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Directorship 100.

The Directorship 100 is an annual recognition of corporate directors, corporate governance experts, policymakers and influencers who provide leadership and expertise in the most important and cutting-edge issues in governance. Ferracone, a noted thought leader on executive compensation and corporate governance whose insights are sought after by leading firms and media alike, has now been so recognized by the NACD for 11 consecutive years.

“I’m honored to once again be included in the NACD’s Directorship 100,” said Ferracone. “The challenges facing boards and the role of the board in governance and oversight are continuing to evolve, with responsibilities widening to encompass more issues related to ESG, investors and other stakeholders than ever before. At Farient Advisors, we provide timely research and strategic advice for the benefit of our clients and our industry overall, and I’m pleased, on behalf of the firm, to be recognized for our contributions to this field by such a prestigious organization as the NACD.”

With over three decades of experience as a consultant and thought leader, Ferracone is the author of “Fair Pay, Fair Play: Aligning Executive Performance and Pay,” the seminal book on pay-for-performance alignment. Ms. Ferracone formerly served on the Board of Directors of Trupanion, Inc., where she was Chair of the Compensation Committee. Ms. Ferracone currently chairs the Board of WildAid, a non-profit conservation organization. In addition, she is trustee emeritus of Duke University and sits on the Board of 5050 Women on Boards.

 Ferracone often is featured in leading industry and business publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and Agenda as an expert source on compensation and governance. She is a member of NACD, Women Corporate Directors (WCD), YPO Gold and the Trusteeship.

About Farient Advisors

Farient Advisors LLC is an independent executive compensation, performance and corporate governance consultancy. Farient provides a comprehensive array of services to Boards of Directors and management including: compensation program design, goal setting and performance measurement, pay and performance alignment, Board of Directors compensation and shareholder communications, among others. Farient has locations in Los Angeles, New York, Louisville and Dallas, and serves clients in more than 35 countries through its partnership in the Global Governance and Executive Compensation (GECN) Group. Farient is a certified diverse company and is recognized as such by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.