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Ryan Names Four New Members to the Firm’s Board of Managers

Salle de Presse nov. 21, 2022

Ryan Names Four New Members to the Firm’s Board of Managers

DALLAS (Nov. 21, 2022) – Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, has announced that Matt Cwiertnia, Zach Levitt, Rahul Merchant, and Abraham Zilkha have been named to the Ryan Board of Managers.

“The addition of these four accomplished professionals will bring instant value to our global network and further strengthen our leadership team,” said Ryan Chairman and CEO G. Brint Ryan. “We are thrilled to welcome these talented executives from diverse backgrounds to our Board of Managers and look forward to their valuable input as we continue to focus on our global growth strategy.”

Matt Cwiertnia
Matt Cwiertnia is a Partner and Co-Head of Ares Management’s Private Equity Group. He serves on the Ares Executive Management Committee and as a member of the Private Equity Group’s Corporate Opportunities and Special Opportunities investment committees. Before joining Ares in 2005, Matt worked in the Financial Sponsors Group at Credit Suisse First Boston, where he focused on providing advisory and financing services to financial sponsors and their portfolio companies.

Zach Levitt
Zach Levitt is a Senior Principal at Onex Partners. Zach is in Onex’s software and business services vertical and, since joining in 2016, has worked on Onex’s investments in Imagine Learning, PowerSchool, Convex, Ryan Specialty Group, and Ryan, LLC. Before joining Onex, Zach worked in the Financial Sponsors Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in New York.

Rahul Merchant
Rahul Merchant is a senior leader with a breadth of experience as an operating executive and a board member across several industries at a global level. Rahul retired as a Senior Executive Vice President with the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA), a diversified financial services organization with more than $1 trillion in assets under management for 11,000 educational institutions. Before TIAA, Rahul worked in a senior executive capacity with Merrill Lynch, City of New York, and other financial services firms. He currently sits on the boards of Juniper Networks, Kyndryl, and Convergint Technologies.

Abraham Zilkha
Abraham Zilkha is a Partner in Ares Management’s Private Equity Group. Before joining Ares in 2008, he worked for the Boston Consulting Group, where he focused on advising financial services and consumer goods companies in the U.S. and Canada. Abraham currently serves on the Board of Directors of Guitar Center Holdings, Inc. and the parent entity of Convergint Technologies.

À propos de Ryan

Ryan, est un fournisseur mondial primé pour ses services et logiciels fiscaux.  La société représente actuellement le plus grand cabinet au monde spécialisé exclusivement en fiscalité des entreprises. Le cabinet offre une gamme intégrée de services fiscaux fédéraux, provinciaux et internationaux sur une base multinationale, incluant des services de recouvrement fiscal, de conseil, de défense, de conformité et de technologie. Ryan a été récipiendaire du prix international pour l’excellence de son service, décerné par le Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) à 11 reprises, pour son engagement envers un service à la clientèle de classe mondiale. Grâce à l’environnement de travail dynamique myRyan, largement reconnu comme le plus innovateur du secteur des services fiscaux, l’équipe multidisciplinaire de Ryan, qui compte plus de 4 700 professionnels et associés, dessert plus de 29 000 clients dans plus de 75 pays, dont un grand nombre de sociétés font partie du classement Global 5000. Pour de plus amples renseignements sur Ryan, visitez https://ryan.com/canada-fr/.

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Melodie Elliott
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Ryan
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