IRS Hires New Transition Manager

The Internal Revenue Service continues its leap into the 21st century with the acquisition of Stan Ratcliffe, a seasoned manager and executive who has worked for Sabre Inc., Andersen Consulting (now Accenture), Electronic Data Systems Corp., Sprint, Northern Telecom, and Digital Equipment Corp.

Mr. Ratcliff will assume the position of project director of transition management for the IRS, helping to oversee the agency's efforts to bring its 1960s tax operation into the 21st century.

"Stan Ratcliff brings with him a breadth of experience and a track record of getting results," said John Reece, deputy commissioner for modernization and chief information officer at the IRS.

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