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  • ACFE Faculty


    Bethmara Kessler, CFE, CISA 
    SVP, Internal Audit and Co-Chief Compliance Officer 

    Warner Music Group
    New York, NY 

    Bethmara KesslerBethmara Kessler, CFE, CISA is the SVP, Internal Audit and Compliance Officer at Warner Music Group. Prior to joining Warner Music, Ms. Kessler was a co-founder of The Fraud and Risk Advisory Group, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in fraud and risk prevention, internal audit support, corporate investigations and business process improvement.

    Prior to her work with The Fraud and Risk Advisory Group, Ms. Kessler was the Senior Vice President of Enterprise Business Risk Management at Limited Brands, Inc. Her extensive experience also includes leadership roles in audit, risk management, information systems, and corporate investigations with EMI Group, Plc., Avon Products, Inc., RJR Nabisco, Inc., and Ernst & Young.

    Ms. Kessler is a highly sought after speaker on a variety of topics related to internal audit, fraud and risk and is on the ACFE Advisory Council. She is a contributing author to the ACFE's Fraud Examiner Manual and Fraud Casebook: Lessons From the Bad Side of Business as well as several articles that have appeared in Internal Auditor Magazine, The Journal of Accountancy, and other specialty publications.