Henry T.A. Moniz is Executive Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Audit Executive, ViacomCBS. In this role, he assists the Board of Directors in its governance oversight role, executive management on managing risk/opportunity and line management on creating/preserving value. As Chief Compliance Officer, he reports to Bob Bakish, President and Chief Executive of ViacomCBS. As Chief Audit Executive, he reports to Barbara Byrne, Audit Committee Chair of the ViacomCBS Board of Directors.
Moniz previously served as Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Audit Executive of Viacom. He led multiple global teams engaged in assurance and consulting activities, and performed work for Viacom in over 40 foreign locales while serving in other, significant roles, including Deputy/Interim Head of Internal Audit; SVP for Global Compliance; Chairman, Viacom Compliance/Ethics Committee; Chairman, Viacom Privacy/Data Security Council; and, VP/Associate General Counsel.
Upon joining Viacom in early 2004, he designed, built, implemented and globally scaled a centralized, board-reporting, compliance function governing over 50,000 employees. His more recent operational experience has included restructuring domestic, international and information technology audit teams; launching a business advisory function; and, reorganizing and revitalizing the global compliance group.
Prior to joining Viacom, Moniz served as external General Counsel for clients during his five years as a Partner at Bingham McCutchen (then one of The American Lawyer’s “A-listed” top 20 elite law firms now, part of Morgan Lewis); as Minority Counsel to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee for the Impeachment Inquiry on President Clinton; and, in the U.S. Department of Justice, as a federal criminal prosecutor in the Boston and Miami United States Attorney’s Offices.
Moniz received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and his A.B., Cum Laude, from Bowdoin College.
Moniz is a member of the Advisory Board of Harvard Law School’s Center on the Legal Profession, the Board of Directors of The First Tee of Connecticut and the Advisory Board of Acritas. He served multiple terms on the Bowdoin College Board of Trustees, including on its Executive Committee, Committee on Trustees and Audit Committee (as Chairman), and was elected Trustee Emeritus in 2019. He has also served on the Board of Managers of the University of Pennsylvania Law School, among other boards, and as an arbitrator and mediator as a member of the American Arbitration Association Roster of Neutrals.
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