ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, NETHERLANDS--(Marketwired - May 8, 2013) - Wolters Kluwer today
appointment of Peter Wakkie as Chairman of the Supervisory Board, effective
Mr. Wakkie (Netherlands, 1948) previously served as Deputy Chairman and
as acting Chairman of the Supervisory Board. He was appointed as member of
Wolters Kluwer's Supervisory Board in 2005, and most recently reelected at
Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of April 24, 2013.
Mr. Wakkie succeeds the late Adri Baan who passed away unexpectedly in
April of this year.
Peter Wakkie is a founding partner of Dutch-based law firm Spinath & Wakkie
previously held the position of Chief Corporate Governance Counsel and
the Executive Board at Royal AHOLD nv. Mr. Wakkie is also a Supervisory
member of ABN AMRO Group N.V., BCD Holdings nv, TomTom nv, and a member of
Dutch Monitoring Committee Corporate Governance.
About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in professional information
Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance,
risk, compliance and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's market
information-enabled tools and software solutions to manage their
efficiently, deliver results to their clients, and succeed in an ever
dynamic world. Wolters Kluwer reported 2012 annual revenues of EUR3.6
group employs over 19,000 people worldwide and maintains operations in
countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Latin
company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Wolters
shares are listed on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam (symbol: WKL) and are
the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.
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risks related to mergers, acquisitions, and divestments. In addition,
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as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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