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September 10, 2021

Austin Business Journal – Dan Mayfield Named Partner at Farient Advisors

Farient Advisors, an independent executive compensation and corporate governance consultancy, has announced that Texas resident Dan Mayfield will join as a partner. Dan comes to Farient with 20 years of experience in executive compensation and corporate governance and specializes in designing pay programs that align with business strategy and stakeholder value. Dan is also a sought-after speaker on compensation and governance trends and is often is quoted in technical and industry publications.

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September 1, 2021

Agenda – Murky Waters Still Ahead for Cruise Line Boards

Over the past 18 months, the cruise line industry has sunk at times and swum at others. But when the delta variant hit, raising infection counts and concerns for would-be cruisegoers, it presented yet another challenge for board members to navigate. 

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August 31, 2021

Agenda – Exec Pay Rising on Activist Agenda

A dozen proxy campaigns this year in the U.S. included compensation-related demands, the highest since 2013, according to data from Insightia. In fact, the firm wrote that 2021 is on pace to be a record-breaking year for compensation-related demands.

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August 6, 2021

How Companies Can Promote DEI in Remote Working Situations

By: Andrea Wade

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July 26, 2021

Agenda – Diversity Claims Top Spot on ESG Pay Scorecards

While many companies have incorporated diversity, equity and inclusion into their business operations in the wake of a social justice movement that galvanized investors last year, about a third of S&P 500 companies have linked such metrics to their executive compensation, according to a report by Farient Advisors.

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