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

September 11, 2018

Bloomberg – Trillion-Dollar Investors Don’t Mind Billion-Dollar CEO Awards

By Anders Melin

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August 30, 2018

NACD Directorship – Unraveling the Complexities of Compensation

Experts offer their perspectives on how tax law is reshaping pay-plan design, Elon Musk’s potential $50 billion payday, and other concerns.

Consider some of the recent events affecting the decisions of compensation committees: a tax code overhaul, pay ratio disclosures, and increasing competition for talent. Then there’s the challenge of designing pay packages that properly reward, motivate, and retain talented executives. These were some of the topics explored by a panel of experts at NACD’s Leading Minds of Compensation event at the Grand Hyatt in New York.

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August 15, 2018

See what Seven Months of the CEO Pay Ratio Looks Like

CEO pay ratio Photo by Max Bender on Unsplash

After the initial rush of proxy season, CEO pay ratio disclosures continue to trickle in. We highlighted the fact that sector and staffing strategy, and the associated employee pay, significantly influence the reported ratio. We also suggested that comparisons across companies would continue to be difficult given latitude in acceptable calculations. In this week’s Farient Brief, we revisit the pay ratio for new discoveries since May.

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July 27, 2018

Agenda – Precautions and Pitfalls in M&A Pay Strategy, Part Two

By Robin Ferracone

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July 25, 2018

Robin Ferracone and John Trentacoste of Farient Advisors Named to Prestigious 2018 NACD Directorship 100 List

Robin Ferracone and John Trentacoste – Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO), respectively, of Farient Advisors, an independent executive compensation, performance and corporate governance consultancy – have been named to the 2018 National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Directorship 100.

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