Former Head of TP at SAB Miller/AB InBev joins DLA Piper
DLA Piper has announced the appointment of Vicki Bales as a Transfer Pricing director in its international Tax practice, based in London.
Vicki is joining the firm’s Transfer Pricing team, having spent 14 years at SABMiller and AB InBev, where she held various senior positions in tax including Europe Tax Lead and Global Head of Transfer Pricing. Prior to this, she worked at WHSmith and trained as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte.
Commenting on the appointment, Roderik Bouwman, global Co-Chair of the Tax Group, said: “We are delighted to welcome Vicki to our team. We have a market-leading integrated Tax and Transfer Pricing offering and her appointment reflects our commitment to having one of the strongest teams in the market.”
Co-Heads of International Transfer Pricing at DLA Piper, Joel Cooper and Randall Fox, said: “As a former global head of transfer pricing, Vicki brings substantial in house experience to our international transfer pricing team that further complements our global offering to clients. We are confident that her experience will allow her to bring clients an additional perspective on strategic international tax and transfer pricing matters in the challenging current global environment.”