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Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Robert Hirth
Senior Managing Director


Bob Hirth is a Senior Managing Director of Protiviti, a global business consulting firm that operates in more than 25 countries. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President of global internal audit and a member of the firm’s six-person executive management team for the first ten years of Protiviti’s development. Notably, Hirth was appointed to the standard setting board of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) upon its formation in 2017 and served as Co-Vice Chair of the board until August 2022 – when SASB was acquired by the IFRS Foundation. He also chaired SASB’s Technology and Communications sector committee. Among his awards, he is a 2021 NACD Directorship 100 Governance Professional honoree. During his career, Hirth has worked on assignments and made presentations in over 20 countries, serving more than 75 organizations. He has worked closely with board members, C-suite executives, university professors, finance and accounting personnel – as well as public accounting firm partners and employees. Hirth started his career in public accounting and became a global equity partner at Arthur Andersen in 1988. In 2013, Hirth was inducted into The American Hall of Distinguished Audit Practitioners. Hirth graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, with a concentration in accounting.

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