Thomson Reuters Announces Winners of the Fourth Annual Tax Technology Awards


Taxologist Awards Recognize Tech-Related Accomplishments of Tax Departments and Professionals

NEW YORK, November 14, 2017 – Thomson Reuters has announced the winners of the fourth annual Taxologist Awards, a program that recognizes exceptional tax departments and professionals who have added significant value to their organizations by embracing tax technology. The term Taxologist recognizes a tax professional that excels in the use of technology to maximize tax function effectiveness.

The winners of the Taxologist Awards were announced at SYNERGY 2017 — a conference for users of Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE tax technology and Thomson Reuters Checkpoint — on Nov. 13 in Nashville, Tenn.

“The winners have reflected the best use of technology to enhance tax functions in their organizations to help their companies drive compliance and efficiency,” said Joe Harpaz, managing director for the Corporate segment of the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters. “We’re honored to recognize their outstanding efforts and the professionals who achieved them.”

The Taxologist Awards winners are:

Taxologist of the Year – Corporate Tax Department and Individual Contributor

Marina Zivik, Vice President and Chief Tax Officer – Trinseo
Jodi Jones, Director of Tax Accounting and Compliance and Elsa Jacobs, Senior Manager of Tax Accounting – Asurion
Fiona Gibson, Tax Systems Lead – John Wiley & Sons
Terri Milstead, Second VP, Corporate Accounting and Tax – Protective Life Corporation
Deanna Williams, Manager of International Tax – FedEx Express International
Taxologist of the Year – Certified Implementer

Joe Habak, Senior Manager, Tax Transformation – KPMG
Taxologist of the Year – Trust Tax Management

Frank Lochinger, Vice President – The Northern Trust Company
New Customer of the Year

Joseph Cobb, Tax Compliance Manager – Synchrony Financial

Wednesday, November 15, 2017