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Ryan Principals Brendan F. Moore, Garry Round, and Jon C. Sweet Appointed to the Ryan Board of Directors

Press Release Apr 25, 2011

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced the appointment of Brendan F. Moore, Garry Round, and Jon C. Sweet to the Firm’s Board of Directors. The appointment of these three strategic professionals represents another milestone in the Firm’s continued growth and expands the Ryan Board of Directors to seven members.

Brendan F. Moore, Ryan Vice Chairman of Global VAT, is a recognized tax services industry visionary, responsible for Ryan’s Value-Added Tax (VAT) practice in Canada, the United States, and continental Europe. He joined Ryan in April 2009 and has played a significant role in the Firm’s international growth plan, including new markets and the addition of key services and capabilities. Mr. Moore built Ryan’s Canadian Property Tax practice, delivering outstanding revenue growth and market expansion. He will provide guidance on the development of Ryan’s international market share and accelerate global expansion worldwide through the high-velocity growth of Ryan’s VAT practice.

Garry Round, CEO and Managing Principal, Ryan Canada ULC, is the strategic visionary behind Canada’s Complete Sales Tax Solution, the most widely recognized client support service in the Canadian tax services industry. Mr. Round has led the Canadian operations for Ryan since 2006, during a period of tremendous revenue growth, geographic expansion across Canada, and the introduction of the most comprehensive suite of Canadian and U.S. sales tax and related expertise available in the industry. Mr. Round will be responsible for the oversight of new innovations in Canadian review processes and service delivery, as well as continued revenue growth and geographic expansion across Canada.

Jon C. Sweet, Ryan Vice Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer, is a strategic thought leader whose comprehensive vision of the tax value chain is widely recognized across the tax services industry. Mr. Sweet is the visionary that directed the development of Ryan’s holistic business improvement services, delivering outstanding client value and benefits through comprehensive tax advisory services. Since joining the Firm in November of 2006, Mr. Sweet has developed and implemented the Firm’s roadmap for global expansion, value-added services, and the innovative solutions that differentiate Ryan from the competition, while accelerating revenue growth and client satisfaction. He will provide insight and direction on the continued evolution of Ryan services for delivering even higher levels of client value and results.

“These three professionals have stellar track records creating client value, building global market share, and developing innovative business solutions that are at the forefront of the tax services industry,” said G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal of Ryan. “We are thrilled to have their knowledge, experience, and strategic insight to strengthen our Board of Directors and guide our Firm toward continued revenue and profit growth.”

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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