August 28, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ryan Launches Latin American Business Center; Will Provide Custom Support for Multinational Clients Operating in Central and South America.
-- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced the launch of a Latin American Business Center to support the Firm’s international expansion into Central and South America. Ryan’s Latin American Business Center will be based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and will direct the Firm’s delivery of value-added tax (VAT), international income tax, transfer pricing, and tax technology services to multinational clients operating throughout the region.
The Latin American Business Center will be led by Ryan Director Nelson E. Rincon, who will be responsible for providing specialized support for client engagements in Latin America and the Caribbean. Mr. Rincon will align U.S. and Latin American resources and partners to provide the highest level of client support and value, while establishing a center of tax excellence for sharing knowledge and best practices specific to the unique requirements of Latin American tax and finance executives.
Prior to joining Ryan, Mr. Rincon led the Latin American indirect tax practice of an international accounting firm, serving as the regional international tax leader for various Fortune 100 clients, as well as International Tax Managing Partner in its Caracas, Venezuela location. Prior to that, he was the CFO of the Brazilian subsidiary of a $1 billion multinational corporation. Over his 30-year career, Mr. Rincon has provided tax services resulting in improved profitability and shareholder value for dozens of global corporations operating in Latin America. He holds a Master of Science degree in Taxation from the University of Miami and a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Accounting from Universidad Santa María in Caracas, Venezuela.
“We will continue to meet the growing client demand for Ryan tax services in Latin America,” said Mr. Rincon, Ryan Director. “Our Latin American Business Center will extend our Latin American footprint, while delivering specialized service and results to an emerging group of multinational clients operating in the region.”
“Ryan continues to successfully execute an accelerated strategic growth plan for capturing worldwide market share through international expansion,” said Brendan F. Moore, Ryan Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman of Global Corporate Development. “Ryan’s Latin American Business Center will serve as a launch pad for our eventual geographic expansion into the countries of Mexico and Brazil.”
“I’m excited to have a seasoned tax leader like Nelson E. Rincon join our leadership team and launch our Latin American Business Center,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “Our multinational clients will benefit tremendously from Nelson’s extensive expertise delivering specialized Latin American tax services and support to many of the world’s premier global corporations.”
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect tax practice in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory and consulting services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including audit defense, tax recovery, credits and incentives, tax process improvement and automation, tax appeals, tax compliance, and strategic planning. Ryan is a two-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 multi-disciplinary team of more than 975 professionals and associates serves over 6,500 clients in 40 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at www.ryan.com
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