LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE) – Ryan, a leading global tax services and software company, today announced the addition of Andrew Burman as a Principal in its European tax technology practice. The appointment of Mr. Burman follows other recent strategic appointments and acquisitions that have increased the company’s global footprint and broadened its VAT, tax technology, property tax and advisory practices in Europe.
Mr. Burman joins Ryan’s London office from a global accounting firm with more than 20 years of experience in finance and tax transformation for corporations and public sector clients. He has led projects involving operational change, new system implementations, data analytics, business transformations, process and control automation, tax risk management and other technology-based transformations in collaboration with tax, finance, information technology and other stakeholders. At Ryan, he will help expand the practice of tax technology with an emphasis on increasing efficiency and value for customers.
“I’m very excited to have joined Ryan’s rapidly growing tax technology practice to help our clients realize their tax transformation ambitions,” said Burman. “In view of the increasing need to digitize tax functions and make them future-proof, I would like to help our customers with passion to develop and implement their visions for taxes in Europe and worldwide.”
As technology plays an increasingly important role in improving the effectiveness and efficiency of tax functions for businesses, Ryan is investing heavily in his European capabilities by expanding its operational size and leveraging its industry-leading tax technology and litigation risk / automation infrastructure including its iLab innovation group . The addition of Mr. Burman also expands Ryan’s ability to offer clients tax transformation solutions and continuously support clients across direct and indirect taxes, transfer pricing, and the full range of financial and tax processes.
“Ryan’s powerful Assess, Advise, Transform model enables companies to build Tax Centers of Excellence and offers our customers a wider range of tax transformation services to meet their changing needs for actively managing their day-to-day business,” said Ryan. President of Europe and Asia-Pacific Operations Jon C. Sweet. “With the ever-increasing need for technological exploitation, we are able to offer our customers the most comprehensive range of transformation services in the industry to solve their tax challenges.”
Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest corporate tax company in the world. The firm provides an integrated suite of international tax services on a multi-judicial basis including tax refund, advisory, legal, compliance and technology services. Ryan has received the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) International Service Excellence Award nine times for his dedication to providing superior customer service. Thanks to the dynamic myRyan work environment, widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 2,800 professionals and employees serves over 17,000 clients in more than 60 countries, including many of the world’s best-known 5,000 companies. For more information on Ryan, please visit ryan.com/europe. “Ryan” and “Company” refer to the global organization network and may refer to one or more of the member firms of Ryan International, each of which is a separate legal entity.