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Jon Weinstein

Managing Partner | Philadelphia 215-569-8501


Jon Weinstein is a Managing Partner in Pay Governance’s Philadelphia Office. Jon has over 20 years of experience in advising Compensation Committees and senior management teams at Fortune 500 and other multinational organizations in the development of effective, creative and pragmatic executive incentive pay systems and arrangements. Jon has been involved in a wide range of projects to align companies’ executive reward programs with their business strategies and has a particular focus on corporate governance and long-term incentive plan design. Jon has also served on Pay Governance’s Leadership Committee.

Previous Experience

Before joining Pay Governance, Jon was the Executive Compensation Business Leader for Towers Watson's East Division responsible for approximately 100 global executive compensation practitioners. Prior to its merger with Watson Wyatt, Jon served on Towers Perrin's Audit Committee of the Board of Directors for several years. Prior to joining Towers, Jon served as Chief of Staff to Philadelphia City Councilman W. Thacher Longstreth.

Additional Information

Jon has been a guest speaker on compensation issues to governance and industry groups, such as the National Association of Corporate Directors, the Bar Association, and WorldatWork. Jon has also lectured at Cornell University, the McCombs Business School of the University of Texas, and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.


Jon graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an honors major in English and a concentration in Economics. He graduated summa cum laude and was elected Phi Beta Kappa. He received an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he made Director's list.

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