DALLAS, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that Jon C. Sweet, Ryan Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman, Strategy, has received the 2013 Chairman's Award in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments and exemplary service. The Chairman's Award is the highest level of recognition in the Firm and is awarded annually to the associate that best reflects the Ryan core values while delivering outstanding results.
Mr. Sweet is a strategic thought leader whose comprehensive vision of the tax value chain is widely recognized across the tax services industry. Mr. Sweet is the visionary that directed the development of Ryan's holistic business improvement services, delivering outstanding client value and benefits through comprehensive tax advisory services. Since joining the Firm in November of 2006, Mr. Sweet has developed and implemented the Firm's roadmap for global expansion, value-added services, and the innovative solutions that differentiate Ryan from the competition, while accelerating revenue growth and client satisfaction. He provides insight and direction on the continued evolution of Ryan services for delivering even higher levels of client value and results.
"Jon's work over the past year has made a dramatic impact on Ryan's record-breaking, 51% revenue growth in 2012," said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. "His dedication to Ryan and relentless desire to achieve superior results make him the ideal role model for professional excellence in our Firm."
"I am honored to be recognized with this award and humbled to be selected from among the most talented group of associates in the tax services industry," said Mr. Sweet. "I am truly fortunate to work for a Firm that has achieved phenomenal growth by encouraging innovative thinking and a commitment to client service excellence while empowering their employees with incredible flexibility to succeed personally and professionally."
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 1,600 professionals and associates serves over 9,000 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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