Taxand has appointed Alvarez & Marsal
Taxand UK managing partner Richard Baxter as the leader of the
Taxand global indirect tax service line and Alain Recoules, who is
a partner at Arsene Taxand France, as his deputy.

Prior to joining Taxand, Baxter led the
indirect tax compliance and risk practice at Deloitte.

According to Taxand, Baxter has particular
expertise in managing VAT technology applications projects and
leading the implementation of indirect tax reporting tools

Recoules was working as joint head of
Landwell’s VAT/Customs practice before joining Taxand and has in
the past led the VAT/Customs practice that he created at Andersen

Taxand said its policy is to review its global
service line leadership every two years in order to ensure
continuous development.