Through its research, blogs, and commentary, Farient is driving the conversation on executive compensation and governance issues.

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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May 31, 2017

The Wall Street Journal – Female CEOs Earn More Than Male Chief Executives

Robin Ferracone, founder and CEO of Farient Advisors, discusses why female CEOs of S&P 500 companies are out-earning their male counterparts. “Boards don’t want to shortchange their female CEO in today’s environment, when pay equality is such an issue,’’ said Ferracone. So, they “err on the side of being generous.’’

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May 26, 2017

Washington Post – The surprising role where women consistently earn more than men

Eric Hoffmann, vice president of information services at Farient Advisors, speaks to The Washington Post about the gender pay gap impacting chief executives of S&P 500 corporations.

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May 16, 2017

Forbes – The Global Governance Landscape: How Will It Affect Your Company?

In the latest article for her Executive Pay Watch column on Forbes, Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors, recaps her a recent panel in which she participated, “The Global Governance Landscape: How Will It Affect Your Company?”

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