San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Internal Audit Strategy in the face of Growth and Change
Robert King, Corporate Vice President – Internal Audit
Robert A. King is the Chief Audit Executive for FedEx Corporation, a US $50 billion transportation industry leader. In his role, he is responsible for leading and directing the worldwide Internal Audit organization in proactively and independently identifying and assessing key business risks for the Corporation in direct support of Executive Management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. In addition, he serves on the Information Technology Oversight Committee of the FedEx Board of Directors.
FedEx Internal Audit is responsible for auditing all of the operating companies within the extensive FedEx family and throughout the world. Mr. King has over 30 years of auditing, accounting and information technology experience.He has been a leader in developing and promoting best practices as an integral part of the Internal Audit Department and ensuring the audit organization is a catalyst for improving the quality of controls, operations, and strategies on behalf of the shareholders, Executive Management and the Board of Directors.
Robert is a frequent speaker before various audiences within the Audit Industry on Audit Committee Effectiveness, Fraud Auditing, and Best Practices in Internal Audit. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and the Memphis chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors. He serves on the Advisory Board of Louisiana State University E.J. Ourso College of Business Center for Internal Auditing and the Accounting Advisory Board of Christian Brothers University.
Active in his local community, he currently serves as Pro-Am Committee chairman of the FedEx St. Jude Classic PGA Tournament, which directly supports the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
CPE Hours: 2
IIA CPE credits are accepted by most professional licensed organizations, including NASBA.