Westerkom Joins the Atlanta Office of BDO USA as Managing Director for Risk Advisory Services

Robert Westerkom

Robert Westerkom

Chicago-based BDO USA LLP (FY17 net revenue of $1.4 billion) announced that Robert Westerkom has joined Atlanta’s risk advisory services practice as managing director. In this role, Westerkom will oversee risk advisory service offerings that assist clients with their risk, internal control and compliance needs, including internal audit, vendor audits, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, contract and regulatory compliance, governance, IT audit risk assessment and risk management.

“Robert brings a wealth of public, private, and broad industry experience, as well as a depth of knowledge in internal audit to this role,” says Jay Duke, national MP for advisory services.

Westerkom has more than 19 years of business experience, with eight specifically related to providing risk advisory services to public and private companies, across many divisions and business units with interests in numerous countries. His experience will bring more depth to BDO’s risk advisory services practice as they work with clients proactively to manage risk through the creation of internal controls. Westerkom will also assist clients as they seek to design and implement global compliance programs and drive results through internal audit.