GBQ is pleased to announce that Brian Sturtz, CPA has joined the firm as a Director in our tax practice.
Brian has more than 19 years of international tax experience. Before joining GBQ, he was the head of U.S. International Tax and Global Transfer Pricing for Univar, a $10 billion privately-held chemical company. Previously, Brian was the Director of Transfer Pricing for Walmart.
Prior to joining Walmart in 2010, Brian led the transfer pricing practice for the Detroit office of Ernst & Young and has extensive experience with both inbound and outbound tax and transfer pricing issues of global multinational companies across most major industries.
“We are excited to have a professional with Brian’s depth and breadth of expertise join our rapidly growing international tax niche,” said Mark LaPlace, Director of Tax Services.
“GBQ is committed to having local resources to assist all of our clients as they expand internationally in an increasingly global economy. Brian Sturtz brings depth, knowledge and world class experience to our team. We are excited about the expanded international service offerings and expertise he will bring to our growing client base,“ said Tim Schlotterer, Director, Tax & Business Advisory Services.
Brian is also an international speaker discussing complex issues companies have with Transfer Pricing and ways to improve the quality of documentation and proactively address rapidly evolving tax authority expectations and changing tax rules.