Leading Minds of Compensation Virtual

Leading Minds of Compensation Virtual

2020-07-14 13:00 - 2020-07-14 14:45



Profile - Robin Ferracone Robin Ferracone Chief Executive Officer and Founder Farient Advisors LLC Robin A. Ferracone is founder and CEO of Farient Advisors, an executive-compensation-consulting firm. She is the author of the book Fair Pay, Fair Play: Aligning Executive Performance and Pay (Jossey Bass) and writes a monthly blog for Forbes.com on Leadership entitled, Executive Pay Watch. She is a member of the board of directors of the pet insurance company Trupanion Inc., and serves on the boards of Oaktree Capital mutual funds and WildAid, a global not for profit dedicated to persuading consumers to stop buying illicit products like ivory, rhino horn and shark fin soup. Ferracone's significant contributions in the field of corporate governance have been recognized by her inclusion multiple times on the NACD Directorship 100 list of highly-influential people in the boardroom.
Profile - Brian Lane Brian Lane Partner Pay Governance LLC Brian Lane is a partner consulting out of the Pay Governance Boston office. Lane has nearly 20 years of experience working with compensation committees on executive compensation design and processes and other corporate governance issues. Prior to joining Pay Governance, Lane was a consultant with Towers Watson (now Willis Towers Watson), working domestically in its Boston and Washington, DC, offices, and internationally in its Hong Kong office. His recent articles and research have been published in industry journals and other sources such as WorldatWork, Workspan, Financier Worldwide, and the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance. Lane has spoken frequently for various organizations on topics pertaining to executive compensation. His speaking engagements include HR.com as well presentations to the Equilar Executive Compensation Summit, the National Association of Corporate Directors, the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals, and the New England Compensation Consortium.
Profile - Steve Van Putten Steve Van Putten Senior Managing Director and Northeast Region Head Pearl Meyer Steve Van Putten is a senior managing director with Pearl Meyer and leads the firm's Northeast region. His primary focus and expertise is on advising compensation committees and senior management about executive and director compensation matters. Van Putten has more than 25 years of board-level experience consulting to Fortune 500 companies on executive pay. Van Putten specializes in the design of annual and long-term incentive programs that support long-term value creation. He has developed innovative methodologies for analyzing relationships between pay and performance and has assisted companies in determining appropriate performance metrics and associated goals. Van Putten is a frequent presenter at national executive-compensation forums and conferences and is frequently quoted in national and industry media outlets. He has written extensively on executive and incentive compensation and is the coauthor of the book, Myths and Realities of Executive Compensation.
Profile - John Fletcher John Fletcher Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director,Founder Fletcher Spaght, Inc. R. John Fletcher founded Fletcher Spaght in 1983. Fletcher works across Fletcher Spaght’s practice groups, with a focus on health care. He has particular interests in devices, specifically in cardiology, cardiac surgery, and orthopedics, as well as in biopharma and health care IT. Prior to founding Fletcher Spaght, he was a senior manager at The Boston Consulting Group. Fletcher served as a captain and jet pilot in the US Air Force and continues to be active in aviation. He currently serves on the board of directors of Axcelis Technologies, Koru Medical Systems, and ClearPoint Neuro and is chair of Metabolon. Fletcher was selected as a Director of the Year by the National Association of Corporate Directors in 2018. He serves on the advisory board of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Whitehead Institute at MIT.
Profile - Wendy Lane Wendy Lane Chairman and Founder Lane Holdings, Inc. Wendy Evrard Lane has 15 years of experience as an investment banker with Goldman Sachs and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. She has served on nine boards, three of which were internationally based and several of which oversaw transformational change. Lane chaired the compensation committee at Willis Towers Watson and its predecessor company through the merger and turnover of two CEOs. She chaired the compensation committee of LabCorp and sat on the compensation committee of MSCI. In addition, Lane has served on executive, CEO search, and strategic alternatives committees. She founded and chairs the audit and risk committee of the private, family-held, Saudi company Al-Dabbagh Group. She is a qualified financial expert and a recognized expert in governance, compensation, and financial controls and systems. Lane speaks at the venues of NACD, the Council of International Investors, 13D Monitor, Harvard Business School, and Stanford Law School, among others.