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The Silicon Valley Tax Directors Group is composed of representatives from leading high-technology companies with corporate offices predominantly located in the area between San Francisco and San Jose, California (widely known as the "Silicon Valley"). The group was formed in 1981.
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B.S., Northern Illinois University; M.S.T., De Paul University
Vice President, Tax and Finance
The Cooper Companies
6140 Stoneridge Mall Drive, Suite 590
Pleasanton, California 94588
Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the Tax Executive Institute
Twenty plus years experience in tax planning, provision and compliance at significant publicly-traded multinational companies, a public accounting firm, and state taxing authorities. Significant expertise in complex planning (acquisition and restructuring) across multiple industries.
The Cooper Companies, Inc. is a global medical device company publicly traded on the NYSE Euronext (NYSE: COO). Cooper is dedicated to being A Quality of Life Company™ with a focus on shareholder value. Cooper operates through two business units, CooperVision, Inc. and CooperSurgical, Inc. CooperVision is a global manufacturer providing products for contact lens wearers. CooperSurgical’s business competes in the general health care market with a focus on advancing the health of families through a diversified portfolio of products and services focusing on women’s health, fertility and genetic testing.