Peter England is a Consultant in the Philadelphia office of Pay Governance with over 5 years of experience with executive and director compensation. Peter assists with a wide range of Pay Governance clients including energy, healthcare, real estate, manufacturing, and technology. He helps develop performance metrics for pay levels, compensation designs, pay for performance, and strategic analyses for client proposals. Peter assists publically-traded and private companies in several different industries such as energy, technology, insurance, real estate, and pharmaceuticals.
Prior to joining Pay Governance, Peter was an account executive for three years for a nationally recognized network security firm handling clients in government, manufacturing, and financial sectors.
Peter holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The George Washington University.
To qualify for the performance-based compensation exception under Section 162(m), payment of the compensation must meet several requirements, including that performance goals must be set by the corporation’s “compensation committee.” The Code defines “compensation committee” as the committee of independent directors that has the authority to establish and administer the applicable performance goals, and certify that the performance goals are met. Continue reading