IBFD Announces the Appointment of Sam Van Der Feltz as Its New Executive Chairman

Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 13, 2009 --(PR.com)-- The International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam van der Feltz as its new Chairman of the Executive Board. Van der Feltz succeeds Willem Falter, who has been IBFD’s Chief Executive Officer since October 2003, retiring after 5 and a half year in this position. A new Executive Board includes Victor van Kommer, Knowledge Centre Director, and Maarten Goudsmit, Publishing Director.

Holder of a master’s degree in Law as well as a graduate from Harvard Business School (AMP), Van der Feltz is a business leader with 30 years of experience of working cross-culturally in a variety of geographies.

His former appointments include:
• President, Global Marketing EMI Music - London
• Member of the Executive Committee, Taylor Nelson Sofres plc - London
• Chief Executive Officer, IgloMora Group and Board member of Unilever Netherlands - Rotterdam

On Van der Feltz’ appointment, Falter comments: “We are confident that Sam van der Feltz has the overall experience and leadership skills to take IBFD to its next level, strengthening its world class expertise on International Tax and its strong publishing performance”.

IBFD is a leading provider of cross-border tax expertise, with offices in Amsterdam, Washington and Kuala Lumpur. IBFD serves Fortune 500 companies, governments, international consultancy firms and tax advisors. Renowned as the authoritative centre for cross-border tax expertise, IBFD utilizes her global network of Tax Experts and Knowledge Centre to remain at the forefront of global tax information.

International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation
Berenice Herisson
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