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Jon C. Sweet Honored with the 2013 Ryan Chairman’s Award

Press Release Mar 18, 2013

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that Jon C. Sweet, Ryan Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman, Strategy, has received the 2013 Chairman’s Award in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments and exemplary service. The Chairman’s Award is the highest level of recognition in the Firm and is awarded annually to the associate that best reflects the Ryan core values while delivering outstanding results.

Mr. Sweet 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 provides insight and direction on the continued evolution of Ryan services for delivering even higher levels of client value and results.

“Jon’s work over the past year has made a dramatic impact on Ryan’s record-breaking, 51% revenue growth in 2012,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “His dedication to Ryan and relentless desire to achieve superior results make him the ideal role model for professional excellence in our Firm.”

“I am honored to be recognized with this award and humbled to be selected from among the most talented group of associates in the tax services industry,” said Mr. Sweet. “I am truly fortunate to work for a Firm that has achieved phenomenal growth by encouraging innovative thinking and a commitment to client service excellence while empowering their employees with incredible flexibility to succeed personally and professionally.”

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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