Protiviti Expands Global Member Firm Network to Provide Consulting and Internal Audit Services in Africa

    Protiviti Expands Global Member Firm Network to Provide Consulting and
                      Internal Audit Services in Africa

Member Firm office in Johannesburg, South Africa is Protiviti's first presence
in Africa; will serve consulting and internal audit needs of global clients

PR Newswire

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 21, 2013

MENLO PARK, Calif., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --To further address the needs
of global clients, consulting firm Protiviti ( has expanded
its Member Firm network to include a location in the emerging market of South
Africa via an agreement with SizweNtsalubaGobodo Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd.
(SNG Advisory). SNG Advisory is affiliated with one of the largest audit and
accounting firms in Southern Africa, with the capacity to provide risk and
business consulting and internal audit services directly to Protiviti clients
in the region.


"South Africa presents an exciting growth opportunity for Protiviti. We're
pleased to offer our clients Protiviti-caliber consulting services in South
Africa and on the continent of Africa, thanks to our new Member Firm," said
Joseph Tarantino, president and CEO of Protiviti. "SNG Advisory has the
values, dedication to excellence and highly qualified staff to deliver
innovative solutions to our global clients."

SNG Advisory's 60-person team is led by CEO Victor Sekese, a qualified
chartered accountant with extensive audit and consulting experience in various
industries including information communication technology, logistics, energy
and the public sector. He also serves as the vice chairman of the South
African Institute of Chartered Accountants. "The SNG Advisory team is very
excited to work with Protiviti's public and private sector clients and help
them provide innovative solutions for and mitigate against critical business
problems," said Sekese. "Our commitment to service and innovation align
extremely well with that of Protiviti."

SNG Advisory Services (Pty) Ltd. is the first African Member Firm of the
global network of Protiviti Member Firms, a group of independent consulting
and internal audit firms helping companies solve problems in finance,
technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit. Protiviti Member
Firms are separate and independent legal entities, are not agents of other
firms in the Protiviti network, and have no authority to obligate or bind
other firms in the Protiviti network.

As a Protiviti Member Firm, SNG Advisory is Protiviti's exclusive
representative for South Africa; it also regularly services countries on the
African continent. Protiviti Member Firms provide local knowledge and
expertise to deliver high quality services and solutions in countries around
the world. SNG Advisory joins with Protiviti's other locations in countries in
the Americas, Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.

About Protiviti Inc.
Protiviti ( is a global consulting firm that helps companies
solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and
internal audit. Through its network of more than 70 offices in over 20
countries, Protiviti has served more than 35 percent of FORTUNE 1000^® and
FORTUNE Global 500^® companies. The firm also works with smaller, growing
companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government

Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half International (NYSE:
RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half International is a member of the S&P 500

About SizweNtsalubaGobodo Advisory
SizweNtsalubaGobodo Advisory continually seeks ways to add value through
formulating efficient solutions that address critical organizational
challenges relevant to the current business environment. Through Protiviti's
global network, SNG Advisory is aligned with like-minded firms, allowing it to
seamlessly benchmark offerings and apply cross-border capabilities. Its highly
skilled professionals provide corporate governance, management, consulting,
and information communications and technology advisory services to both public
and private sector clients. SizweNtsalubaGobodo Advisory, is part of the
SizweNtsalubaGobodo corporate group (SNG), the fifth largest firm in South

SNG Advisory is located at: 20 Morris Street East, Woodmead Gauteng, South
Africa, 2191. Phone: +27 11 231 0600.

Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does
not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

SOURCE Protiviti

Contact: Kathy Keller, +1-650-234-6252,
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