KPMG International names new appointments

KPMG International has announced that Sean Foley was named leader of KPMG’s Global Transfer Pricing Services (GTPS) practice for the Americas region. Foley is a member of KPMG LLP (U.S.) and is based in the Washington, D.C. office.

In this new role, Foley will provide guidance to KPMG's transfer pricing practices in the North, Central and South American member firms and work to coordinate KPMG's member firm transfer pricing services to global clients in the Americas region.

Foley has over 14 years of transfer pricing experience. His primary areas of focus include advance pricing agreements and competent authority matters, and transfer pricing risk management.

In addition to his client service responsibilities, Foley is an active author and speaker. From 2004 to 2007, he was an adjunct professor in the Georgetown University Law Center LL.M. program, where he continues to guest lecture. He is also the vice-chair of the American Bar Association Transfer Pricing Committee.

Prior to joining KPMG, Sean was the IRS Director of the Advance Pricing Agreement program. From 1997 to 2000, Sean was special counsel to the IRS Associate Chief Counsel (International) where he participated as a front office reviewer in a variety of international regulation and technical advice projects.

Sean has a J.D. summa cum laude and a LL.M (taxation) from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.S. from the University of Michigan.

ANDREW RIORDAN REJOINS KPMG’S ECONOMIC AND VALUATION SERVICES PRACTICE AS MANAGING DIRECTOR

Andrew Riordan is a new managing director in the Economic and Valuation Services practice in KPMG LLP’s Philadelphia office. In this role, Riordan will provide transfer pricing, economic analysis, and valuation services to multinational companies operating in a number of industries, including automotive, pharmaceuticals, and telecommunications.

Riordan has 12 years of transfer pricing and economic consulting experience with KPMG and a boutique economic consulting firm. Previously, he worked with the World Bank in Washington, DC where he was a co-financing officer responsible for the Bank’s Consultant Trust Fund Program.

He holds a master’s degree in international affairs from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in international relations from Tufts University.

About KPMG LLP

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (www.us.kpmg.com), is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International. KPMG International’s member firms have 123,000 professionals, including 7,100 partners, in 145 countries.

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