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Tax Industry Visionary Brendan F. Moore Named Ryan Vice Chairman of Global VAT

Press Release Apr 20, 2011

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that Ryan Principal Brendan F. Moore has been named Vice Chairman of Global VAT. Mr. Moore will strategically guide the continued high-velocity growth of Ryan’s Value-Added Tax (VAT) practice across Canada, the United States, and continental Europe, leveraging that growth to increase international market share and accelerate global expansion worldwide. Mr. Moore will manage an international team of seasoned VAT professionals supporting Ryan’s premier portfolio of global clients, helping them meet the complex challenges of international business through an innovative suite of VAT advisory, consulting, and recovery services.

“VAT has become the dominant transaction tax throughout the world and will continue to drive significant growth and opportunity for Ryan,” said Brendan F. Moore, Ryan Vice Chairman of Global VAT. “I look forward to leading the Firm’s rapid global expansion through the aggressive growth of our VAT practice, while adding tremendous value for our current and future global clients.”

“Brendan Moore is a veteran leader and strategic visionary in the tax services field, and we are excited to have him lead our Global VAT practice,” said G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal of Ryan. “His knowledge and experience will provide great value for our clients and will be instrumental to the Firm’s global expansion and continued success.”

Mr. Moore joined Ryan in April 2009 and has played a significant role in Ryan’s international growth plan, including new markets and the addition of key services and capabilities. In his previous role, Mr. Moore built Ryan’s Canadian Property Tax practice, delivering outstanding revenue growth and market expansion, while providing Canadian clients strategic guidance and expertise for controlling their property tax liabilities.

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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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