Worth MacMurray is a Principal with Washington, DC area – based Governance & Compliance Initiatives. With over 30 years of legal compliance and operational experience, he focuses on corporate anti-bribery (ISO 37001) and anti-corruption compliance (FCPA, UKBA) programs.
Previously, he served as General Counsel of public and privately held software, technology and government contractor entities, as a leader of the Washington, D.C. anti-corruption practice for a “Big 4” accounting firm and as an independent consultant.
During his career, Mr. MacMurray has led or participated in numerous high-profile and complex anti-corruption or transactional matters both in the US and overseas (Argentina, France, Germany, Ghana, Haiti, Iraq (Kurdistan), Pakistan, Sweden and the UK) – including:
Siemens – Munich-based anti-corruption compliance program subject matter expert for the Special Outside Compliance Advisor to the Siemens Supervisory Board, and lead compliance advisor to the internal Siemens task force responsible for designing and implementing the company’s new (2007) global corporate anti-corruption compliance program.
Haiti – led Port Au Prince “Big 4” team creating and operating the Performance and Anti-Corruption Office of the IHRC (Interim Haiti Recovery Commission) and supporting IHRC co-chairs Prime Minister Bellerive and former US President Clinton (2011-2012).
Peregrine Systems (San Diego, CA) – as the SEC-approved Chief Compliance Officer, designed and implemented corporate compliance program for public software developer to address massive software revenue recognition (SOP 97-1) fraud. Positive program status materially contributed to 2005 sale of company to HP.
Information Systems Support (Gaithersburg, MD) – as the US Army Suspension & Debarment Office (SDO) – appointed Chief Compliance Officer, implemented corporate compliance program dictated by multi-year Administrative Compliance Agreement. Positive program status materially contributed to SDO’s consent to early Agreement termination and 2006 sale company sale to CACI.
Mr. MacMurray was a member of the US Technical Advisory Group sponsored by ANSI (American National Standards Institute) that worked with 60+ other countries to create ISO (International Organization for Standards) 37001 “Anti-bribery management systems”. Mr. MacMurray’s recent articles appear in Ethisphere, the FCPA Blog, Corporate Compliance Insights and Corporate Counsel (LAW.COM) publications and are available on LinkedIn. He also manages the LinkedIn group “Applying ISO 37001: Anti-bribery management systems”.
He is a graduate of Princeton University (Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs – Latin American Studies Program) and the Georgetown University Law Center.