Heather Villanueva

Heather Villanueva
Heather Villanueva
Sr. Tax Manager, PMD, Retail & Ecommerce Global Strategic Tax & Customs, Advisory
The LEGO Group
Heather, an employee of The LEGO Group for over 25 years, plays a critical role in steering the company's tax strategy. She adeptly manages tax compliance, ensuring meticulous tax processes and accurate analysis of the company's growing business activities. She delivers tax guidance to Product & Marketing Development, Retail, and Ecommerce, ensuring optimal tax treatment. Notably, Heather's contributions extend beyond compliance; she's instrumental in audit defense, offering strategic direction in partnership with IT Technology, Store Operations, Logistics, Legal, BSO, and Marketing teams. A keen reviewer of new tax legislation, Heather skillfully navigates its implications on retail channels, continually adapting strategies to align with evolving market landscapes. Her profound knowledge and strategic foresight have been invaluable in at The LEGO Group.

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January 16
11:30 am12:30 pm
Expo, Level 1, Expo Stage 1
With increased competition across channels and geographic regions, the pressure to drive continued growth while adding efficiency and maximizing sales margins continues to drive strategies for commerce leaders. At the same time, the volume and velocity of tax compliance rules and regulations are adding complexity to commerce operations and can get in the way of opportunities for business growth.… Read more