SOURCE: Wolters Kluwer NV

March 10, 2010 10:20 ET

Wolters Kluwer Appoints Jon Teppo as Vice President, Investor Relations

ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - March 10, 2010) -

Alphen aan den Rijn (March 10, 2010) -Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company focused on professionals, announced today that the company has appointed Jon Teppo as Vice President, Investor Relations, effective April 1, 2010. Jon Teppo succeeds Kevin Entricken, who will be appointed as Chief Financial Officer of Wolters Kluwer Health & Pharma Solutions. In his new role, Mr. Teppo will continue to pursue Wolters Kluwer's commitment to having a comprehensive program for communicating with the investment community and shareholders, and to having a high degree of transparency in its financial reporting.

Mr. Teppo, currently Vice President, Business Analysis & Control at Wolters Kluwer, has direct experience with Wolters Kluwer's financial reporting, planning cycles, and measurement of business results. Prior to this role, Mr. Teppo held positions in Strategy and Business Development and operations management, where he had responsibilities related to the design, implementation, and improvement of North American Shared Services, including the Springboard operational excellence program. Mr. Teppo joined Wolters Kluwer in 2003.

Boudewijn Beerkens, Chief Financial Officer of Wolters Kluwer, commented on the appointment of Mr. Teppo, "I am very pleased that the company has been able to name Jon to the Investor Relations position from within the organization's own financial community. Jon's broad expertise and business insight will contribute to the ongoing thorough and close relationship we have with our investor and shareholder community."

Mr. Teppo will succeed Kevin Entricken as Vice President, Investor Relations. Mr. Entricken will become CFO for the Wolters Kluwer Health & Pharma Solutions division. Mr. Teppo holds an MBA from Northwestern University, J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Evanston, U.S. and a Bachelors's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, U.S.

Mr. Teppo will be based at the company's corporate office in Alphen a/d Rijn. He can be reached as of April 1, 2010 and +31 (0) 172 641 407.

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About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer is a market-leading global information services company. Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's leading, information-enabled tools and solutions to manage their business efficiently, deliver results to their clients, and succeed in an ever more dynamic world.

Wolters Kluwer has 2009 annual revenues of EUR3.4 billion, employs approximately 19,300 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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Contact:  Albertine Schor                      Kevin Entricken
          Communications Manager               Vice President,
                                               Investor Relations
          Wolters Kluwer                       Wolters Kluwer
          + 31 (0)172 641 453                  + 31 (0)172 641 407


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