Pier is vice-president, Taxation at TELUS Corporation. Pier and his team of 31, 13 of which are focused on commodity tax, are responsible for managing TELUS’ worldwide income tax, commodity tax and property tax. The team regularly manages tax audits and disputes from notice of objection to litigation. Prior to joining TELUS, Pier was vice-president, Taxation at Kinross Gold Corporation, and director, Taxation, at Magna International Inc. Pier has been practising tax for more than 25 years and has significant experience leading multinationals’ multi-location, high-performing tax function and integration technology to increase efficiency and reduce risk. In addition, he has extensive M&A experience managing the structuring, tax due diligence and integration of the transaction.