The Institute of Internal Auditors this month elected Anton van Wyk as chairman of its 2014-2015 global board of directors. Van Wyk is a partner with PwC.

Van Wyk most recently was the IIA global board’s senior vice chairman and has served as vice chairman of professional practices and vice chairman of professional certifications.

Other officers elected to the IIA’s global board include:

Lawrence Harrington, vice president of internal audit at Raytheon, as senior vice chair. In this role, Harrington will be responsible for working with vice chairmen to facilitate communication and coordination among IIA committees to drive the organization’s strategic activities. Harrington will oversee the global advocacy committee, global ethics committee, and internal auditing academic advancement fund. He is poised to become the IIA chair in 2015.

Harold Silverman, vice president of internal audit of The Wendy’s Co, as vice chair of professional certifications. In this role, Silverman will direct the strategies of the IIA’s certification programs. He will also oversee the professional certifications board and the exam development committee.

Angela Witzany, head of internal audit at Sparkassen Versicherung AG, as vice chair of professional guidance. In this role, Witzany will oversee and coordinate the International Internal Audit Standards Board, the professional issues committee, and the public sector committee in developing guidance and issuing position papers on topics directly or indirectly affecting the internal audit profession.

C. Renato Fontes Triscuizzi, chief audit executive at Invepar, as vice chair of global services. In this role, Triscuizzi will supervise and coordinate the global services committees to ensure The IIA provides the most relevant and comprehensive benefits possible to its membership. He will also oversee the institute relations committee and the international conference committee.

Frank O’Brien, vice president of internal audit, business ethics and integrity at Olin Corp, as vice chair of research. In this role, O’Brien also will serve as the president of the IIA Research Foundation, providing strategic direction for research on the internal audit profession, and he will oversee the Research Foundation’s board of trustees and the committee of research and education advisors.

J. Michael Peppers, chief audit executive for the University of Texas System, as vice chairman of finance and treasurer. In this role, Peppers will oversee the establishment and maintenance of adequate controls for safeguarding the funds of the IIA and the Research Foundation. He will also oversee the global finance committee, as well as the investment committee.

Charlotta Löfstrand Hjelm, chief audit executive at Svenska Kraftnät, as secretary. In this role, she will be responsible for notifying the IIA’s board of meetings and informing members of the IIA about general membership meetings.

All officers will serve in their position for a one-year term. A full list of The IIA board of directors is available at: