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H&R Block appoints new GC

Tom Gerke comes to the tax services company with both a legal and business background

On Tuesday, H&R Block announced that Tom Gerke will be taking the helm of its legal department as general counsel and senior vice president.

Much of Gerke’s experience comes from the telecommunications industry. He served as the executive vice president and general counsel of landline telephone company Embarq (a spin-off of Sprint) and was promoted to CEO in 2007.

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