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Peter Fipphen

Director, Tax and Treasury

Abiomed
Danvers, Massachusetts, USA

Corporation - Privately-Held

Professional Summary

A strong tax, valuation, and treasury background spanning over 30 years with a particular focus on federal, state, and international tax compliance, research, and planning activities. Substantial experience in Subpart F, foreign tax credits, GILTI, FDII, and Forms 5471 and 1118. Extensive international experience focusing on transfer pricing of products, services, intangibles, and intercompany loans in the educational publishing, professional services, manufacturing, and life sciences industries. Completed transfer pricing studies in Canada, UK, Australia, and Puerto Rico. Defended studies with tax authorities and external auditors. Developed cost sharing strategy to migrate intellectual property overseas. Developed repatriation techniques, assisted on due diligence for M&A targets, performed tax valuations for internal asset restructurings and to support a patent purchase.

Over 30 years of experience in managing and leading the function. Experience includes the creation of 3 tax departments and the turnaround of a large team. Extensive cross functional background operating at various levels of organizations.

Recognized by outside parties as a strong leader in applying the concepts of ASC 740 including the accounting for valuation allowances, and both interim and intra period tax provisions.

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Languages

  • English

Industry Experience

    • Life Sciences

Interests/Hobbies

  • Reading
  • Choral singing
  • Travel

Experience

Abiomed
Danvers, Massachusetts, USA 01923
Director, Tax and Treasury
Corporation - Privately-Held
2013 - Present
Lantheus Medical Imaging Inc.
North Billerica, California, USA 01862
Director, Tax And Treasury
Corporation - Privately-Held
2008 - 2013

Education

MST, Taxation 1988
Bentley University
North Billerica, Massachusetts, United States

Professional Certifications

Certified Public Accountant(CPA)
1988
Active
Certified Treasury Professional
2005
Active
Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
2004
Active

Associations and Societies

  • Tax Executives Institute
  • National Association of Valuation Analysts

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