Aubrey E. Bout is a Managing 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 executive pay programs that are aligned with company business strategy, performance and risk appetite. He advises and helps Compensation Committees strike a balance between motivating senior management while developing shareholder friendly incentive programs in a Say on Pay environment. Aubrey has worked with numerous global companies over his 25+ year career helping them address complex issues while increasing shareholder value. He works across many industries and geographies and extensively works with leading financial services, life sciences, professional/ business services and technology companies.
Aubrey holds a B.S. in Engineering from Cornell University and a M.S. in Engineering and Management from the University of Southern California.
Aubrey formerly served as New England Practice Leader, Executive Compensation for Willis Towers Watson. Prior to that, Aubrey was VP of Human Resources & Customer Satisfaction for Covad Communications, a Silicon Valley headquartered technology company focused on broadband expansion, where he was responsible for developing and executing the company’s overall HR strategy and significantly improving the customer experience and retention.
Aubrey has published numerous articles and been quoted in various journals such as Directors & Boards, People & Strategy, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, Rotman International Journal of Pension Management, Workspan, WorldatWork Journal, The Corporate Board and various industry trade magazines. He has co-authored several chapters in the two Pay Governance books on executive compensation. He is also a frequent speaker on executive compensation and human resource matters.