2009 General Audit Management (GAM) Conference: Session Detail

CS2-1: MONDAY MARCH 16, 2009, 12:45-1:55 p.m.

Effectively Auditing Risks Outside Internal Audit's Traditional Comfort...

Jim Wiginton, MBA, CMA
Director, North America Audit, Michelin North America

Effectively Auditing Risks Outside Internal Audit's Traditional Comfort Zone

  • Gain insight into Michelins view of operational risk and responsibilities for mitigation.
  • Learn how Michelin assesses risk management across all operational risk areas.
  • Review Michelin's communication/coordination practices within the risk governance community.
  • Explore how internal auditing can add value in non-traditional audit areas. 

Presenter Biography: Jim Wiginton, MBA, CMA

Jim Wiginton joined Michelin in 1986 and worked in financial analysis and reporting. He held two industrial assignments and served three years in France, including serving as controller of one of Michelins largest facilities. Wiginton later became the chief financial officer for a supplier's North American automotive operations. In 2001, he led Michelins International logistics group and later took another assignment in France as a coach to managers during their orientation programs. He was appointed chief auditor of Michelin North America in September 2005. Wiginton is a member of the worldwide management team of Michelin Audit.

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