Director, Product Management, International Trade, Thomson Reuters
Suzanne Offerman is the director of product management for international trade for the Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting information business. Based in the NYC area, Suzanne manages Checkpoint™ Trade, the industry leader providing intelligent information to trade professionals, including technology, tools, learning and news. Suzanne manages the long-term strategic plans for the trade information business, and coordinates and monitors all stages of international trade product development, as well as market rollout and sales training.
Prior to joining Thomson Reuters in 2011, Suzanne spent 10 years practicing customs and international trade law at Coudert Brothers and Baker McKenzie in New York City, assisting importers and exporters on a wide range of customs and trade issues. Suzanne also taught International Law: Fundamentals of Law Practice as an Adjunct Legal Writing Instructor at Brooklyn Law School.
She published “Lifting the Veil on Security: Transparency in Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism,” presented at the annual meeting of the World Customs Academy, Brazil, August 2010. In addition, she published “The Effect of Customs Reconciliation on Taxable Income,” 42 Brook. J. Int’l Law 693 (1999), cited in Juan Martin Jovanovich, Customs Valuation and Transfer Pricing: Is It Possible to Harmonize Customs and Tax Rules? (Series on International Taxation) Oct. 2002.
She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and son.