In the three years that U.S. public companies have held non-binding Say on Pay (SOP) votes under the Dodd Frank Act, compensation committees, compensation advisors, and financial regulators have seen the clout of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) increase dramatically in the executive compensation arena. Read More
Current Pay Governance Viewpoints
Jon Weinstein, Chris Brindisi and Blaine Martin
Bentham W. Stradley
For the past several years, executive compensation policies and practices have been under intense scrutiny by lawmakers, the media and governance experts. Read More
Diane Lerner, Brian Lane, Andrew Winkler and Alexandra Perepelova
Given that the IPO market has heated up in the last few years – 2013 brought us 222 IPO pricings in the U.S., up almost 80% from 2012(1) – we thought it worthwhile to look at pre-IPO equity practices and the implications for companies after the initial offering. Read More
Jon Weinstein, Ira T. Kay and Eric Marquardt
We are pleased to bring you our collaboration with NYSE Governance Services and Corporate Board Member: A 2013 Opinion Survey of Compensation Committee Members. Read More
Team Member Highlight
- Aubrey E. Bout Partner | Boston
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Aubrey E. Bout is a Partner in the Boston office of Pay Governance. Aubrey actively consults on all aspects of executive compensation. He has a strong track record of helping boards and management teams develop pay programs that are aligned with company performance and risk appetite. Aubrey has worked with numerous global companies over his 20 year career helping them address complex issues. He works across many industries and geographies and extensively works with leading financial services, life sciences, clean energy and technology companies.
Aubrey formerly served as New England Practice Leader, Executive Compensation for Watson Wyatt (now Towers Watson). Prior to that, Aubrey was VP of Human Resources for Covad Communications where he was responsible for developing and executing the company's overall HR strategy.
Aubrey has published articles in HR journals such as People & Strategy, Workspan, WorldatWork Journal, The Corporate Board and various industry trade magazines. He is also a frequent speaker on executive compensation and human resource matters.
Aubrey holds a B.S. in Engineering from Cornell University and an M.S. in Management from the University of Southern California.