Byron Martinez is the CEO for Deloitte Guatemala and El Salvador.
Byron is also the Tax Risk Leader for Deloitte LATCO, a cluster organization comprising 15 Latin America countries.
With Guatemala's adoption of transfer pricing regulations in 2012, Byron took charge of developing the Deloitte Guatemala transfer pricing practice becoming the leader of Deloitte Guatemala's transfer pricing practice.
During his 28-year practice as a tax and transfer pricing consultant, he has developed extensive experience in providing multinational clients the following services: transfer pricing and tax consulting; tax compliance; tax and legal assistance in mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, and spin offs; tax controversies; strategic tax planning; outsourcing of the tax function and statutory accounting processes; project finance-related tax planning; and local employee and expatriate planning and compliance. Byron has also provided consulting services in utilizing government incentives such as drawback, export, free zones and bonded warehouses. His industry experience covers banking and finance, consumer business (retail, food and beverages, pharmaceuticals) oil and gas, utilities, telecom, services, manufacturing, transportation, real estate, exporting, and free trade zones.
Byron has published numerous articles on transfer pricing and speaks frequently on transfer pricing issues.
Byron is a graduate as Certified Public Accountant at the Universidad Rafael Landivar. He also holds a master degree in Finance.