ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Feb 11, 2013) - New role to enhance
technological innovation and integration across Wolters
Kluwer's products worldwide
Information services company Wolters
Kluwer has appointed Jaco Zijlstra to the newly-created role of Head of
Product Development. This will enhance technological innovation and
across Wolters Kluwer products, software and services worldwide, enabling
creation of even more sophisticated solutions for customers.
Jaco Zijlstra (1962) is a seasoned leader in electronic product development
management, with deep expertise in the strategic balancing of various
formats such as digital and services. His two-decade career in the global
information industry includes more than ten years at Elsevier, where his
the Netherlands, Singapore and the US included leading development of
workflow tools and scientific databases. Most recently, he was director of
e-strategy and member of the management team at Noordhoff Uitgevers. Mr.
has an MBA in business informatics from Erasmus University in Rotterdam.
Global Product Development is part of Wolters Kluwer's Global Platform
Organization, which creates the technology platforms - from content
systems and portals to products for mobile devices - upon which the
solutions run. Technological innovation is a key component of Wolters
business strategy: online products, software and services generate 75% of
"As our customers become increasingly global, we are applying our
technologically sophisticated products and platforms across geographies
markets to create truly global product lines. Jaco's appointment to this
role will enhance technological integration across Wolters Kluwer's product
portfolio worldwide," said Dennis Cahill, Executive Vice President Online
Services, Wolters Kluwer Global Platform Organization.
About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer is a market-leading global information services company.
Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance,
risk, compliance and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's leading
information-enabled tools and software solutions to manage their business
deliver results to their clients, and succeed in an ever more dynamic
Wolters Kluwer reported 2011 annual revenues of EUR3.4 billion. The group
over 18,500 people worldwide and maintains operations in over 40 countries
across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The company
headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Wolters Kluwer
listed on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam (symbol: WKL) and are included in the AEX
Euronext 100 indices.
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identified by words such as "expect", "should", "could", "shall" and
expressions. Wolters Kluwer cautions that such forward-looking statements
qualified by certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
events to differ materially from what is contemplated by the forward-
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forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, general
conditions; conditions in the markets in which Wolters Kluwer is engaged;
behavior of customers, suppliers, and competitors; technological
the implementation and execution of new ICT systems or outsourcing; and
tax, and regulatory rules affecting Wolters Kluwer's businesses, as well as
risks related to mergers, acquisitions, and divestments. In addition,
risks such as currency movements, interest rate fluctuations, liquidity,
credit risks could influence future results. The foregoing list of factors
should not be construed as exhaustive. Wolters Kluwer disclaims any
obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements,
as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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