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Henry A. Orphys

KBR, Inc.
Vice President - Tax
Houston, TX, USA

Henry Orphys is the Vice President, Tax of KBR Inc., a global engineering and construction firm headquartered in Houston, Texas, responsible for all tax planning and tax compliance for KBR. Prior to joining KBR in June of 2011 Henry was Senior Director, U.S. Tax and Global Trade at Intel Corporation where he worked for over 11 years. While at Intel Henry managed Intel's tax counsel, tax accounting and tax compliance functions and was responsible for Intel's federal income tax audit under the IRS' Compliance Assurance Process program. He also oversaw Intel's worldwide customs, VAT and export license groups. Prior to assuming his broader responsibilities at Intel, Henry provided tax advice for Intel's domestic and international acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures and intellectual property matters. Prior to joining Intel he worked for Lucent Technologies and AT&T and for Deloitte's Mergers and Acquisitions Services group.

Mr. Orphys is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American and Louisiana State Bar Associations. He received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University, his J. D. degree from Tulane Law School and his Masters in Taxation from the University of New Orleans. He is a former Chair of the Compliance Assurance Process sub-committee of the Tax Executives Institute's IRS Administrative Affairs Committee and is Vice-Chair of the Manufactures Alliance/MAPI's Tax Council I.

Mr. Orphys is a frequent speaker at Practicing Law Institute programs and at other professional conferences. 


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