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April 2016 – NACD Leading Minds of Compensation – East

John Trentacoste, managing director, Farient Advisors, discusses CEO succession planning and why some companies are “woefully under-prepared” for the loss of their chief executive. John suggest companies use “Pay for Potential” to connect their talent and compensation strategies in a more meaningful way.

April 2016 – NACD Leading Minds of Compensation – East

John Trentacoste, managing director, Farient Advisors, tackles non-financial metrics in the compensation mix. Trentacoste outlines five reasons why non-financial metrics encourage value creation for shareholders and stakeholders and paint a fuller image of executive performance.

December 2014 – Say on Pay Failure and Turnaround at OM Group 

Farient Advisors explain the steps they took to get to yes on a say on pay vote for OM Group that initially failed to pass.

May 2014 – NACD Leading Minds of Compensation

Robin A. Ferracone discusses Performance Share Plans.

April 2013 – NACD Leading Minds of Compensation

As investors look for better ways to compare pay and performance, new pay definitions are emerging, explains Robin A. Ferracone, founder and CEO of Farient Advisors.

April 2011 – CNBC “Street Signs”

Robin A. Ferracone discusses whether the 27 percent jump in average CEO pay last year is fair.

October 2010  – Aligning Pay and Performance

Robin Ferracone discusses her book, Fair Pay, Fair Play: Aligning Executive Performance and Pay, in this in-depth Q&A on why now is the time for organizations to focus on pay and performance alignment.

Robin Ferracone discusses Performance and Pay Alignment in a series of videos with Forbes.com
  • June 28, 2010

    Determining how to Pay CEOs – Forbes.com Robin discusses aligning pay and performance and the metrics to use when determining CEO pay

  • June 22, 2010

    Myths about Executive Compensation – Robin discusses how outliers shape conversations about top jobs’ salaries in this interview with Forbes.com

  • June 22, 2010

    Fair Executive Pay – Robin discusses the importance of learning to shape a new conversation around executive pay

  • May 13, 2010

    Climb The Corporate Ladder – In this interview, Robin encourages employees to differentiate themselves from the rest of the pack

April 15, 2010 – MarketWatch

Robin A. Ferracone is interviewed by Matt Andrejczak in this MarketWatch video, explaining that the majority of CEOs are not overpaid, and that few “outlier” CEOs are skewing public perception.