Washington, DC—March 16, 2022—International Executive Service Corps (IESC) announces the election of Mr. Gilbert Gitiche as Board Director.
Mr. Gitiche was elected to join IESC’s Board as a Director effective January 2022. Mr. Gitiche is the Executive Vice President and Chief Audit Executive at USAA. He is also a member of USAA’s Executive Council and has over 22 years of Audit, Internal Control, and Risk Management experience. In his role as Chief Audit Executive for the USAA enterprise, Mr. Gitiche is responsible for establishing the strategic vision of the internal audit function, including oversight of all audit assurance and advisory activities, ensuring the adequacy and effectiveness of enterprise-wide internal controls.
Prior to joining USAA, Mr. Gitiche was the Chief Audit Executive at The Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, commonly known as Freddie Mac. He has also held various senior audit leadership roles in large financial institutions, including Bank of America, where he was a Senior Vice President and Head of the North American Global Markets Audit; General Electric (GE) Capital, where he served as Head of Enterprise Risk Management and Capital Planning for Internal Audit; and American Express Company (Amex), where he was Head of Audit for Global Risk Management, Latin America & Canada, and Chief Audit Executive for Amex Bank of Canada. Mr. Gitiche started his career at PwC in Assurance and Advisory Services, covering Banking and Capital Markets, as well as not-for-profit entities.
Mr. Gitiche is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a Master of Science Degree in Risk Management from the New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Finance from the University of Nairobi, Kenya.
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