CONCACAF launches Audit & Compliance Committee
NEW YORK, NY ● CONCACAF (The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football) announced today the creation of an Audit & Compliance Committee. The office will help ensure that the Confederation manages its finances responsibly as it continues to reform.
The Committee’s primary charge is to confirm the accuracy of CONCACAF’s financial accounting as well as to examine its financial statements, consolidated financial statement and the external auditor’s report.
Leighton McKnight, a managing partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Jamaica and former President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica, will chair the Audit & Compliance Committee.
“As part of the new CONCACAF’s commitment to inclusiveness, accountability and transparency, we have created a Committee that will ensure we remain vigilant and committed to developing the game,” said CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb.
“This committee is comprised of individuals with the highest levels of integrity and competence, and they will help strengthen CONCACAF’s future.”
“I am deeply honored and very excited to be invited to assist in improving corporate governance in CONCACAF,” said Committee Chair Leighton McKnight.
“This critical organization in our region has faced significant governance challenges in the past, but now has the opportunity to positively shape its future. I eagerly look forward to making my contribution as a part of the team, adding significant value to the rebuilding process.”
The Audit & Compliance Committee consists of Leighton McKnight (Jamaica), Chairman; Carlos Cordeiro (USA), Vice Chairman; Bruce Blake (Cayman Islands), Mateo Fabrega (Panama), Richard Groden (Trinidad & Tobago), Rodrigo Pliego (Mexico) and Andrew Griffith (Bermuda).