Altamonte Springs, Fla. (March 9, 2004) -- William G. Bishop III, president of the 90,000-member Institute of Internal Auditors, died suddenly on March 7 after suffering a heart attack while jogging near his Longwood, Fla., home. He was 65.

Bishop had served as the organization’s chief executive since 1992 and had announced  in December during the IIA’s mid-year meeting that he would retire in September 2004. He returned to the U.S. on March 5 from a trip to Kenya, where he had helped to implement a fraud prevention program in developing countries via a partnership between the IIA and the World Bank.

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