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Ryan Hires Mr. Kris Galay to Lead the Firm’s Canadian Income Tax Practice

Press Release Apr 24, 2011

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that Mr. Kris Galay, CA has joined the Firm as a Director. Mr. Galay will be located in the Mississauga, Ontario office, and will lead Ryan’s new Canadian Income Tax practice.

Mr. Galay is a seasoned tax professional with in-depth expertise in all areas of Canadian corporate income tax compliance and consulting. For more than a decade he has specialized in the preparation of Canadian income tax returns, Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) claims, tax planning, and strategic advisory services related to mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Ryan, Mr. Galay served as the Tax Director for a large multinational pharmaceutical company. He has held senior level positions with several Big Four public accounting firms, as well as companies in the financial services and health care industries.

“I am proud to join Ryan’s team of industry-recognized tax professionals,” said Mr. Galay. “I look forward to providing our clients outstanding value and superior results through a comprehensive suite of Canada income tax services.”

“I’m excited to have a veteran leader and visionary like Kris Galay drive the aggressive growth of our Canadian Income Tax practice,” said Garry Round, Managing Principal of Ryan’s Canadian Operations. “Our Canadian Income Tax practice represents an important milestone in realizing Ryan’s vision of providing Canadian companies the most comprehensive suite of integrated Canadian and U.S. tax services available in the industry.”

About Ryan

Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is an 11-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 4,800 professionals and associates serves over 30,000 clients in more than 80 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at


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