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

August 23, 2010

BNET – “Are You Getting Paid for Getting Results?”

Robin A. Ferracone explains how to tell if your performance is measured  by effort or outcome.

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August 19, 2010

Farient Advisors LLC Expands West Coast Presence with Addition of Two New Executives in Los Angeles Office

Dayna L. Harris and Daniel R. Mumenthaler have joined the Los Angeles office as a Vice President and Manager, respectively.

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July 15, 2010

CFO Magazine – “To Boost Your Pay, Go Public”

Robin A. Ferracone discusses why CFOs who work for public companies are almost always paid more than CFOs working for private companies.

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May 6, 2010

Reuters – “Bailed Out Homebuilders Collect Fat Pay Checks While workers faced massive layoffs, housing execs raked in the dough”

Robin A. Ferracone is quoted in this article which attributes homebuilders’ outsized pay to a quirk of the industry: the involvement of founders and their sons.

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May 6, 2010

Bloomberg.com – “CBS Overpaid Moonves $28 Million, Says Study on CEO Pay”

In this article on excessive CEO pay, Robin A. Ferracone says, “Some of the misalignment between shareholder return and CEO pay arises from competition among companies. Compensation committees routinely peg a substantial portion of CEOs’ pay to competitors, often at the 75th percentile. That means that pay flows even when shares fall, so long as CEOs in the selected peer group do well.”

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