June 29, 2009 – Executive leadership solutions firm Nosal Partners LLC has formed a strategic alliance with Farient Advisors LLC, an executive compensation and performance advisory firm. With offices in Los Angeles, New York, and San Francisco, Farient Advisors provides advice on executive compensation and performance, with a focus on developing, monitoring, and maintaining strong linkages between business strategy, performance, and pay. In addition, Farient provides ongoing process support to compensation committees and management to assist companies throughout their entire annual compensation planning cycle. Under the agreement, Farient and Nosal Partners will become preferred providers to each other within their respective areas of expertise, and they will jointly produce intellectual capital and provide thought leadership to benefit their clients. “Since the company’s inception, Nosal Partners has been committed to providing clients with the broadest range of executive leadership solutions services. The Farient product and service offering around executive compensation and performance consulting represents key competencies our clients seek. We feel that Farient’s reputation and track record are consistent with Nosal Partners’ own philosophy around quality of delivery and high-touch service,” said David Nosal, chairman and CEO. Headquartered in San Francisco and with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Minneapolis and São Paulo, Nosal Partners delivers retained executive search, executive leadership development, and interim executive solutions.