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John D. England

John D. England

Pay Governance LLC
Managing Partner
New York, NY, USA

John England is an internationally-recognized consultant in the areas of executive compensation and incentive design. One of the top consultants in the field, he has broad experience in assisting Boards of Directors and senior management in the design and development of impactful total executive reward programs. After a 26 year career with Towers Perrin culminating in his serving as Global Practice Leader for executive compensation, John became Managing Director of an independent consultancy called Pay Governance LLC.

Clients for whom John serves as the Board-appointed executive compensation consultant include premier, U.S., Canadian, and European companies in the financial services, pharmaceutical, entertainment, consumer products, transportation, and industrial sectors. 

John is a frequent speaker and author addressing executive compensation and incentive design topics based on his 29 years of consulting and client experience. As a speaker, he annually addresses the WorldatWork International Conference and the Conference Board's various councils on compensation. In addition to being a certified WorldatWork instructor, John has served on several taskforces, including the Futures Taskforce and the FASB Stock Compensation Project. His most recent participation in a forum on corporate governance was featured in the Harvard Business Review. John has authored 15 articles that have appeared in such journals as The Handbook of Modern Finance, Directors & Boards, the ACA Journal, Personnel, Family Business, The New York Times, and Compensation and Benefits Review.

Prior to becoming a consultant, John was a compensation analyst with Texaco Inc. A graduate of Connecticut College, he received an MBA degree as an Edward Tuck Scholar from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College.


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