Audit Committee Chair
Senior Manager, Internal Audit
Western Digital Corporation
Bassem Moussa has over 17 years of internal and external audit experience in the US and EMEA regions. His audit expertise extends from public accountancy / consultancy to industries; associating with mid-to-large cap companies operating in various sectors and with revenues ranging from $500 million to $23 billion.
Bassem is currently the head of internal audit activity at Renesas Electronics America, a US subsidiary of $7 billion Japanese’s semiconductor public company. In his present role, he provides a full spectrum of internal audit services covering operational reviews, SOX compliance, compliance and risk management, and process enhancement to many stakeholders across the Americas, Europe and Japan. Prior to this, Bassem managed the internal audit function at Saba Software (a US mid-cap company), Dubai Silicon Oasis and Dubai World (global multi-billion dollar investment companies in the UAE.) Bassem also spent over 10 years working at global audit firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Grant Thornton and Ernst & Young (EY), where he was responsible for leading various teams to provide attestation, assurance and advisory services.
Bassem received a bachelor degree in accounting and is licensed as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified in Control Self-Assessment (CCSA) and Certified Compliance Officer (CCO). He is also a Chartered Accountant (CA) in Egypt.