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Ryan Listed as a Top Firm in the 2011 InformationWeek 500 List of Technology Innovators

Press Release Sep 19, 2011

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that the Firm ranked 130th in the InformationWeek 500 listing of the most innovative business technology companies in the United States. Ryan was the highest ranked corporate tax services firm on the list.

InformationWeek has been conducting this exhaustive research project for more than 20 years, identifying and honoring the nation's most innovative users of information technology. The selection process includes a comprehensive quantitative and qualitative assessment of each firm’s business technology strategy and innovation. Ryan was selected based on a demonstrated pattern of technological, procedural, and organizational innovation.

“In this day and age, companies and their IT organizations need to innovate faster than ever to stay ahead of their customers, partners, and competitors,” said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. “This year’s ranking placed special emphasis on those high-octane business technology innovators.”

“Innovation is a driving force behind Ryan’s market leadership position, and technology is a central strategy in our ability to deliver superior client service and results,” said G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal of Ryan. “We are honored to be ranked in the InformationWeek 500 list and remain dedicated to leveraging technological innovation to provide even higher levels of client value.”

Ryan was recognized at a gala awards ceremony during the exclusive InformationWeek 500 Conference at St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California on September 13, 2011.

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


Melodie Elliott
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