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Ryan Announces Retirement of President Tony G. Mills

Press Release Mar 06, 2012

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that Tony G. Mills has retired from his position as President, following nearly ten years of stellar service with the Firm. Mr. Mills will, however, continue his association with Ryan in a limited capacity to support continued corporate development initiatives.

Mr. Mills joined Ryan in 2002 as the Firm’s first General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer, and assumed the role of President in 2006. Since then, he has had a profound impact on the development and evolution of Ryan’s path to market leadership in the tax services industry. Mr. Mills spearheaded Ryan’s initial strategic growth plan and played an instrumental role in the Firm’s geographic expansion across 44 locations in North America and Europe. He successfully led multiple corporate development initiatives that have supported Ryan’s impressive growth in services, revenue, and EBITDA. Mr. Mills also managed Ryan’s capital transactions, including a recent $100 million syndicated credit facility that will support continued exponential growth into the future.

“We sincerely thank Tony for his valuable contribution and years of service,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “Ryan’s existing corporate services infrastructure and leadership team are poised to support high-velocity revenue growth and will serve as Tony’s lasting legacy to our Firm’s continued success.”

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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