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

February 2, 2021

BBC: Why CEOs make so much money

Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors, an international executive-pay consultancy, agrees with these “price-driven” salaries. “If you have a good CEO, the multiplier effect can be huge,” she says. “So, in principle, median pay for median performance and high pay for high performance makes sense.”

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February 2, 2021

Use of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Metrics in the S&P500

When Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is used as an incentive measure, it is most often part of a weighted scorecard or a weighted measure up to approximately 20% of STI

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February 1, 2021

Agenda: Employees Watching Exec Pay, Consultants Say

Robin Ferracone, CEO of Farient Advisors and a director on the board of Trupanion, says that directors were more focused through 2020 on the health and well-being of their employees and are now turning their attention to shareholder concerns.

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February 1, 2021

The Jamaica Gleaner: Banks – Shareholders, staff want greater transparency into individual managers’ earnings

The ‘say on pay’ tool is emerging as a major mechanism to balance those objectives by driving improved corporate governance through stronger shareholders oversight while curbing excesses in the quest to reward performance.

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January 29, 2021

Wall Street Journal: Insiders at GameStop, BlackBerry, LaCroix Maker Are Suddenly Sitting on Big Stock Gains

Pay consultants warn that tying compensation to all-or-nothing stock price triggers can result in awards based on short-lived market swings. A 10-day average can limit that risk, but longer averaging periods would be better, said Marc Hodak, a partner with executive-compensation consulting firm Farient Advisors LLC.

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