Robert P. Shaffer

EVP & Chief Risk Officer at Fifth Third Bank

Robert P. Shaffer is the EVP & Chief Risk Officer at Fifth Third Bancorp.

Previously, he served as executive vice president and chief human resources officer. In this role, he oversaw Human Capital Business Consulting, Compensation, Benefits, Talent Management and Development, Human Capital Shared Services and Business Controls. Bob was promoted to chief human resources officer in February 2017.

Bob joined Fifth Third in 2002 as vice president and group audit manager. He was promoted to director of financial audit in 2003 and to senior vice president in 2004. He was named chief auditor in August 2007 and an executive vice president in February 2010.

Before joining Fifth Third, Bob served as a partner in Andersen’s Business Advisory Practice in Chicago, where he specialized in the audit of public companies in the financial services industry. He also served as head of the United States Central Region’s Operational Risk Management Consulting Practice. From 1991 through 1999, Bob served in KPMG’s Assurance Services Practice in Pittsburgh, specializing in auditing public financial services companies.



  • EVP & Chief Risk Officer

    Current role

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