Protiviti CEO Joseph Tarantino and Executive Vice President Brian Christensen Named to the 2019 NACD Directorship 100 List

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Annual list recognises leading corporate directors and corporate governance experts


Menlo Park, CAJune 25, 2019 – Joseph Tarantino, president and CEO of global consulting firm Protiviti, and Brian Christensen, executive vice president and global leader of Protiviti’s internal audit and financial advisory practise, have both been named to the NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) 2019 Directorship 100TM list.

The NACD list recognises leading corporate directors, corporate governance experts, policymakers and influencers who significantly impact boardroom practises and performance. Honourees will be celebrated at the annual NACD Directorship 100 gala dinner on June 26, 2019 in New York City and featured in the July/August 2019 edition of NACD Directorship magazine.

“Brian and I are truly honoured to be recognised by the NACD,” said Tarantino. “We’re committed to helping boards and business leaders fulfill their governance responsibilities as effectively as possible, especially with today’s increasing spotlight on ESG matters.”

Tarantino has held the role of Protiviti president and CEO since 2007 and was a founding leader of the firm in 2002. He has more than 30 years of experience working with a variety of organisations to enhance their business performance through risk management, operational effectiveness and enhanced governance. He was previously named to the NACD Directorship 100 list in 2017 and 2018. Tarantino has been recognised three times by Glassdoor as one of its Top CEOs, amongst several other accolades. Currently a member of St. John’s University’s board of trustees and chair of the audit committee, he also serves on the board and finance committee for Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, New York.

Christensen is a founding managing director of Protiviti and a member of its executive leadership team. He has more than 30 years of experience in helping clients increase the value of their internal audit function by successfully managing risk, monitoring controls, enhancing security and improving corporate governance. Christensen works with global clients to develop next-generation internal audit competencies such as agile auditing, artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotic process automation. In 2017, he was named one of Consulting magazine’s Top 25 Consultants. Christensen is an acknowledged expert in the profession, serving as the president-elect of the Internal Audit Foundation, a 501(c)3 thought leadership organisation supporting The Institute of Internal Auditors and over 200,000 members on leading topics in the field of internal audit. He has also served on the boards of several non-profit organisations.

Nominees are solicited from NACD's constituents, including the NACD board of directors, previous honourees, NACD chapter leaders, advisors and the general membership. The slate of nominees is presented to an independent committee that makes the final selections. The NACD board of directors then ratifies the committee’s selections.

To view the 2019 Directorship 100 Governance Professionals and Institutions honourees, visit here.

A propos de Protiviti Inc.


Protiviti (www.protiviti.com) est une société de conseil qui aide les entreprises à résoudre les problèmes de la finance, la technologie, les opérations, la gouvernance, le risque et la vérification interne, et a servi plus de 60 pour cent de la Fortune 1000® et 35 pour cent de la Fortune Global 500 entreprises ®. Protiviti et ses sociétés membres indépendantes servent des clients à travers un réseau de plus de 80 sites dans plus de 20 pays. L'entreprise travaille également avec de plus petites entreprises en croissance, y compris ceux qui cherchent à rendre public, ainsi qu'avec les organismes gouvernementaux.

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