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  • R. David Fitt
  • Partner | New York
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David Fitt is a Partner in the New York office of Pay Governance. He advises U.S. and other global clients on a wide range of executive reward issues. His 20 year career has focused on the design and development of executive and non-executive Director remuneration programs, short and long-term incentive plans, the determination of pay levels and the spectrum of related governance matters. Clients for whom David serves as the appointed executive compensation consultant to the Board and/or management include both public and private companies in the chemical, life sciences, pharmaceutical, technology and industrial sectors.

Previous Experience

Prior to joining Pay Governance as a Partner, David was a Principal with Towers Watson for over seven years. He served as Group Leader of the legacy Towers Perrin Metro New York Executive Compensation & Rewards practice. David's career includes a two-year expatriate assignment in London and three years focused on ERISA qualified and nonqualified retirement programs.

Additional Information

David has been a contributor to various international business magazines and newsletters and speaks regularly on executive compensation issues. He is a member of the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals and WorldatWork.


David holds a B.A. in mathematics from Bucknell University.