London, U.K. – Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLP (A&M Taxand), an affiliate of leading global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), has strengthened its tax advisory practice with the appointment of Keith Thomas as a Managing Director. The appointment demonstrates A&M Taxand’s commitment to growing its U.K. footprint and expanding its range of services amidst a landscape where tax rules and regulations are changing fast and clients are increasingly seeking experienced tax experts free from audit conflicts.
Mr. Thomas will be based in London and will work alongside A&M’s senior practice leaders to expand the tax support that A&M provides to major corporates, particularly within the FTSE 100. He brings over 30 years’ experience advising on a wide range of issues for domestic and multi-national corporate clients on global tax strategy and compliance.
Prior to joining A&M Taxand, Mr. Thomas was a Senior Partner at EY in London. For several years, he led the EY FTSE 100 Tax Group which addressed how to improve services to these organisations. From 2011-2014, his leadership expanded to cover cross-service lines for the FTSE 100 Group, a role that resulted in a subsequent appointment to the EY U.K. leadership team.
Ernesto (“Ernie”) Perez, Managing Director and Global Practice Leader, A&M Taxand, said: “Keith has a wealth of knowledge in corporate tax, with three decades of experience. He shares A&M’s hands-on approach to leading teams in the marketplace and has built and retained long-term, trusted client relationships. Keith has a strong brand in the market and his arrival marks an important milestone in expanding our tax advisory practice.”
Marvin Rust, Head of A&M Taxand Europe, said: “We are very pleased to welcome Keith. He brings extensive experience and knowledge to A&M Taxand that is pivotal to growing our service lines to meet client demand for integrated solutions. His track record of advising not only Tax Directors but also CEOs, CFOs, and other C-Suite leaders, makes him the ideal candidate to build on A&M’s offering of a senior-led advice approach.”
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About Alvarez & Marsal Taxand
Alvarez & Marsal Taxand, LLP is an affiliate of Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), a leading global professional services firm. A&M Taxand is made up of experienced tax professionals dedicated to providing customized tax advice to clients and investors across a broad range of industries. Its professionals extend A&M’s commitment to offering clients a choice in advisors who are free from audit-based conflicts of interest and bring an unyielding commitment to delivering responsive client service. A&M Taxand has offices in major metropolitan markets throughout the U.S. and serves the U.K. from its base in London.
Alvarez & Marsal Taxand is a founder of Taxand, the world’s largest organisation of independent tax advisory firms, which provides high quality, integrated tax advice worldwide. Taxand professionals, including almost 400 partners and more than 2,000 advisors in nearly 50 countries, grasp both the fine points of tax and the broader strategic implications, helping you mitigate risk, manage your tax burden and drive the performance of your business.
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