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Finding the next generation of tax director

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Cagla Bekbolet runs the financial officers’ practice at global executive search firm Egon Zehnder. Multinationals who use her to find their next tax director are, more and more, looking for a new kind of professional who can deal with the challenges presented by the demand for increased transparency and the need for the management of a company’s tax affairs to enhance, or at least, not harm, its reputation. Salman Shaheen speaks to Bekbolet to find out what new skills are needed and where they can be found.

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