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Peter Ringlee

consultant | New York 347-708-7572


Peter Ringlee is a Consultant in the New York office of Pay Governance and a member of the Firm’s entertainment and media industry practice. Peter has over nine years of experience advising public and private clients on a broad range of executive compensation issues. His background includes incentive plan design, competitive market assessments of executive and non-employee director compensation, employment contracts, global and expatriate compensation, and equity plan approvals. Peter has client experience across a broad range of industries with specific focus in the entertainment and media, utility, and business services industries.

Past Experience

Prior to joining Pay Governance, Peter worked for three years as an executive compensation consultant in the Global Consulting Network at Towers Watson (now Willis Towers Watson).


Peter graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from Boston College, double majoring in History and Philosophy.

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