Dallas, Texas – 29 September 2014 - Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, has opened a new office in Paris, France. Jean-Paul Ouaksel has joined Ryan’s management team as a Principal to lead the new French practice and support the Firm’s European growth. Mr. Ouaksel will direct the delivery of value added tax (VAT) recovery, advisory, and compliance solutions, as well as an integrated suite of international tax, transfer pricing, and tax technology solutions to multinational clients operating throughout France.
“Ryan already provides tax services to leading global companies operating in France, and the addition of Jean-Paul Ouaksel will provide experienced leadership to drive our continued growth in this emerging market,” said Brendan F. Moore, Ryan President of Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America Operations.
“Jean-Paul Ouaksel is an industry-recognized French tax professional and we are excited that he has joined our European management team,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “We will continue to acquire the very best international tax talent to lead our continued geographic expansion and support our client demand in countries all over the world.”
Ryan is a global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the sixth 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.