David Eaton is an Associate Partner with the Aon Governance services team, where he teams with other consultants to provide executive compensation, corporate governance, and shareholder outreach guidance and analysis.
Prior to this, Mr. Eaton was Vice President of Research at proxy advisor Glass Lewis. At Glass Lewis, Mr. Eaton held multiple research positions, including serving as AVP of Compensation Research, responsible for the company's compensation analysis globally, with oversight of the firm’s say-on-pay policies. He also was responsible for managing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) research and shareholder proposal analysis, as well as serving as editor and contributor to Glass Lewis white papers and special reports.
Mr. Eaton is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, client events, and webcasts. His views on current governance and compensation-related issues have been cited in media throughout the country. Mr. Eaton was named to the 2012 NACD Directorship 100, the prestigious list of the most influential people in corporate governance and the boardroom. Mr. Eaton has also previously served on the Corporate Governance Forum Advisory Council of the Program on Corporate Governance at Harvard Law School.
Mr. Eaton holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from Haverford College and a master's degree in business administration (MBA) from the Yale University School of Management.