Ricardo Turra, Governance, Risks, Compliance, Internal Controls and Internal Audit Chief and Senior Director at Grupo BIG Brasil and Founder of Ricardo Turra & Associados Consultoria Empresarial, was just recently selected as Top Professional of the Year in Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for his outstanding leadership, dedication and commitment to the field.
With having over 25 years of professional experience in Audit, Risk and Compliance, Mr. Turra has certainly proven himself as an extraordinary professional, and expert in the industry. Mr. Turra is a dynamic, results-driven leader who has demonstrated expertise not only as a successful Audit executive, while leading global complex and diversified , but also running strategic design, implementation and execution of Risk and Compliance programs. Mr. Turra achieved recognition in every role he has ever held. Mr. Turra’s impressive repertoire of roles have included Internal Audit Director for Metal Leve S/A, Chief Audit Executive for Philips Healthcare, Vice President & CFO for Philips Healthcare LatAm, Director & Board Member for the NEMA Association, Chief Audit Executive for Votorantim & Votorantim Cimentos. He has also endeavor as a Professor for Fraud prevention, compliance and Risk analysis for FIA (Fundacao Instituto de Administracao) – São Paulo University - USP. Mr. Turra’s key areas of expertise include but are not limited to; Consultant for Business Management, Development, Implementation, Management of business ethics, risk, compliance and corporate governance programs, and internal audit. As an international audit executive, Mr. Turra manages cross border and large regional internal audit functions, risk-based audit implementation and applied methodologies according to the IIA and COSO standards.
Mr. Turra earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Catholic University in Sao Paulo, Brazil and is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.
Stephanie Cirami, President of IAOTP stated, “Choosing Mr. Turra for this honor was an easy decision for our panel to make. Mr. Turra has tremendous foresight, extensive knowledge, is brilliant at what he does and was exactly what we were looking for. His accomplishments are very impressive and we are truly honored to have him as our Top Professional of the Year in Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance. We are looking forward to meeting him at the gala.”
Throughout his illustrious career, Mr. Turra has received many awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. For 2020, he is being considered to be featured in TIP (Top Industry Professionals Magazine), and is also being considered for IAOTP’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He will be honored at IAOTP’s 2020 Annual awards Gala, being held at the Plaza Hotel in NYC for his selection as Top Professional of the Year in Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance.
Looking back, Mr. Turra attributes his success to his education, family support, strong work ethic and staying passionate in all his endeavors. When not working he enjoys traveling and spending time with family. For the future, he hopes to continue making a difference in people’s lives any way that he can.
For more information on Mr. Turra please visit: www.iaotp.com
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