SALT LAKE CITY – William D. James, a principal at BKD CPAs & Advisors, has been elected to the World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) board of directors. James leads BKD’s national transfer pricing team, a division of the firm’s international tax services group. BKD’s office in downtown Salt Lake City includes international tax specialists who serve multinational companies throughout the Intermountain West.
James brings experience from serving on the board of directors at the WTC St. Louis and providing more than 26 years of international tax consulting services to multinational companies in numerous industries.
“I’m honored to have been invited to bring my perspective and experience to WTC Utah. I look forward to contributing to the global market In Utah,” James said. BKD’s multinational clients will benefit from James’s interactions with other WTC Utah board members as they routinely deal with dynamic issues impacting global companies.
WTC Utah is an organization dedicated to promoting international business and helping Utah companies grow globally. Designated as the international business arm for the state, WTC Utah offers trade services to help companies export and leads foreign direct investment efforts. Its services include trade missions, market research, educational events and one-on-one consultations. The WTC Utah board of directors is presided over by the former Utah governor and U.S. ambassador to China, Russia and Singapore, Jon M. Huntsman, Jr.