Incoming Chairman of the Board
Institute of Internal Auditors [IIA]
Mr. Paul J. Sobel, CPA, CIA serves as Vice President and Chief Audit Executive at Georgia-Pacific Corporation. Mr. Sobel serves as Vice President of Internal Audit at Mirant Corporation. Mr. Sobel directs the enterprise-wide internal audit activities of Mirant. In addition, he provides support for Mirant’s Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and its enterprise risk management activities. His prior experience includes more than 25 years of audit and risk-management related responsibilities with three Fortune 500 companies and an international accounting firm. He serves as Vice Chairman of Professional Certifications at The Institute of Internal Auditors. He is the President of the IIA Research Foundation. Mr. Sobel served as a Director of Medpace Inc. He has been a Member of the Standing Advisory Group at Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) since January 2009. Mr. Sobel serves on the Institute of Internal Auditors’ (IIA) International Board of Directors, and the IIA executive committee. Mr. Sobel direct the strategies of the certification program of The IIA, which includes exams for Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certificate in Control Self-assessment (CCSA), Certified Government Audit Professional (CGAP), and Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA).