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April 3, 2020

Farient CEO Pay Ratio Tracker Update – April 3, 2020

Welcome to another installment of Farient’s Pay Ratio TrackerTM update. Each week, we focus on the companies with the highest and lowest CEO-to-median-employee pay ratios. This week, we explore the highs and lows of the last two weeks of March’s pay ratio disclosure with Philip Morris International and PS Business Parks.

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March 31, 2020

Farient Advisors Promotes Angela Moe, Joadi Oglesby, Ryan Peterson to Key Roles

Farient Advisors, LLC, a leading independent executive compensation and corporate governance consultancy, announced today the promotions of Angela Moe to director and head of New York Consulting Operations, Joadi Oglesby to director and head of Los Angeles Consulting Operations and Ryan Peterson to manager.

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March 30, 2020

Agenda – Don’t Let the Coronavirus Undermine Your Pay Programs

The global impact of the coronavirus on health is having extraordinary repercussions on business. While we cannot predict its ultimate effect on people and markets, history is clear that any major crisis upends the normal rules on executive compensation.

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March 30, 2020

Agenda – Investors May Accept Discretionary Bonuses ‘Within Bounds’

Though the stock market’s tumble amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is expected to hit executives’ pay, compensation experts are urging boards to avoid making drastic changes to incentive plans or targets. However, investors may be willing to accept that execs receive some amount of bonus compensation on the other side, sources say.

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March 27, 2020

S&P Global – Most Calif. companies now in compliance with board gender diversity mandate

Nearly all California companies have complied with the state’s new requirement to have at least one female board member by the end of 2019. Out of more than 560 companies reviewed, only 21 had no women on their board as of mid-February 2020, compared with the 123 companies that had none around the same time a year earlier, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence’s board composition data.

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