Vertex, Inc., a leading provider of tax technology and services, announced that Bernadette Pinamont has been appointed vice president of tax research. Pinamont assumes the position after serving as chief tax officer for income tax in the Vertex Chief Tax Office for the past five years.
In this new role, Pinamont will leverage her expertise as a former tax executive and Vertex chief tax officer to help customers meet strategic needs, ensure compliance and enhance operational efficiency. She will also help to further define and expand the reach of tax research, which is already a key differentiator for the company.
“In this dynamic tax environment, businesses large and small require high-quality content that enhances confidence and ensures compliance,” said David DeStefano, president and CEO at Vertex. “Bernadette’s ability to understand and translate legislative changes, digital trends and global tax challenges is invaluable to our customers. Vertex prides itself on leveraging the talents of leaders like Bernadette — subject matter experts who bring their extensive knowledge of tax to help us further enhance our solutions to benefit clients and partners.”
“Automated technology that features comprehensive tax rates and rules enables tax leaders to improve governance and control over the data, reporting and compliance, and allows them to focus on more critical business initiatives,” said Pinamont. “As we conquer new challenges from tax reform to online nexus, I’m committed to ensuring that we continue to provide strategic value through our tax content and solutions that clients have come to rely on every day.”
Pinamont has served the tax industry for more than 30 years. As a chief tax officer at Vertex, she provided insight for in-house corporate tax department operations and helped to develop the company's tax data management solutions and strategy. Prior to joining Vertex, Pinamont served in leading tax roles at Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. and AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, in addition to holding tax positions at DuPont, Syngenta, Tyco Toys and EY. She holds a Bachelor of Science in accounting and a Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University and is a licensed attorney and CPA.
Vertex, Inc. is a leading provider of tax technology and services, enabling companies of all sizes to realize the full strategic potential of the tax function by automating and integrating tax processes, while leveraging advanced and predictive analytics of tax data. Vertex provides cloud-based and on-premise solutions that can be tailored to specific industries for every major line of tax, including income, sales and consumer use, value added and payroll. Headquartered in Pennsylvania, and with offices worldwide, Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 900 professionals and serves companies across the globe.
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