Press Releases 2016

WTS strengthens Transfer Pricing team

New additions from Roland Berger and Baker & McKenzie

Munich/Düsseldorf, 04/11/2016 – WTS further expands its Transfer Pricing team. On 1 November 2016, the consulting group added to its ranks, Oliver Wanger as Director of Transfer Pricing in Munich and Melanie Appuhn-Schneider as a Senior Manager in Düsseldorf.

Oliver Wanger focuses on international tax law, acting as the defence in Tax Audits and Structuring, and implementing transfer prices.

The qualified tax advisor comes from the Roland Berger Group, where, since 2008, he was responsible for more than 30 corporate consulting companies dealing with all tax issues and preparing their consolidated and annual financial statements. Among other things, he successfully implemented a global transfer pricing system. Prior to Roland Berger, Mr Wanger spent 16 years as a consultant at PWC and recently led the auditing company’s Transfer Pricing division.

Melanie Appuhn-Schneider also has many years of experience in transfer price consulting. The economist, who trained in North America, had worked for law firm, Baker & McKenzie since 2006, most recently as a Senior Economist. She advised on transfer pricing issues with a focus on economic and financial matters. Ms Appuhn-Schneider has extensive experience in the field of intra-group finance and function relocation.

Transfer Pricing practice on the up

With three partners and approximately twenty experienced transfer pricing experts on board, WTS now has one of the largest transfer pricing practices in Germany in terms of sales and employees. The team is led by Maik Heggmair and provides clients from various industries with a complete service portfolio in the field of Transfer Pricing. The offering also includes IT tools for Transfer Pricing management in order to address the increased documentation and compliance requirements with efficient IT solutions.

About WTS

WTS is a dynamically growing international consulting group. With a comprehensive service portfolio in its business units tax, legal and consulting, more than 650 employees in eight offices in Germany and an extensive global network in about 100 countries WTS is one of the leading companies in the German consulting sector.

WTS supports companies of all sizes in Germany and abroad as well as institutions of all different types of legal forms. Its clients include multinational groups, national and international medium-sized companies, non-profit organizations and private clients. In order to avoid any conflict of interest, WTS deliberately refrains from conducting annual audits.

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