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Bruce Overton


Bruce Overton is one of the nation’s leading executive compensation experts. He develops compensation programs for many Fortune 500 companies, as well as for small private companies, in both for-profit and non-profit companies. He analyzes labor markets in order to recommend competitive compensation levels, and he designs specific annual and long term incentive programs appropriate for private and/or public companies. He frequently advises top executives and organization Board members on

executive compensation and has previously been quoted on executive compensation trends in the Harvard Business Review and The Wall Street Journal.

Mr. Overton co-authors The Executive Compensation Answer Book, published by Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. He has participated in the development of all courses on executive compensation offered by

the American Compensation Association, (now renamed WorldatWork, an international association for Compensation and Benefit professionals). He has taught executive compensation courses as part of their faculty for over twenty years. In addition, he was elected National President of this Association and was granted a life membership.

In addition to almost twenty years of consulting experience, Bruce has eighteen years’ line management experience with both large and small companies. He was Director of Worldwide Compensation and

Vice President of Personnel while at RJR Nabisco for twelve years. He also served as Director of Compensation and Benefits for Unijax Inc., and as a Region Personnel Manager with Xerox Corporation.