Wolters Kluwer Appoints Greg Merkle as Vice President User Experience
ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 10/15/12 --
Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information services,
today announced the appointment of Greg Merkle as Vice President User
Experience Design in the Global Platform Organization. The
appointment of Greg Merkle shows the continued
commitment of the
company to investing in capabilities around User Experience
technology. Wolters Kluwer, with 75% of its total revenues from
online, software and services, has a strong customer insight focus and
is an innovative
leader in the professional information markets.
Greg Merkle is an industry leader with a track record in user
experience, information architecture, ethnographic research,
visualization, web standards
and next-generation search. Prior to
joining Wolters Kluwer, Merkle was Vice
President Product Strategy,
Design and Information Architecture for Dow Jones
His deep experience in professional information delivery will
the customers of Wolters Kluwer well.
"I'm very pleased that Greg joins Wolters Kluwer to partner with our
and focus on product development. It is another example of
how Wolters Kluwer
looks at integrating product development with a
heavy component of user experience and customer satisfaction," said
Dennis Cahill, Executive Vice President Online Services Global
Platform Organization Wolters Kluwer. "Greg has proven his
customer-focus throughout his career, and he has been successful at
creating and leading multi-disciplinary teams focusing on user
experience combined with technical knowledge."
Greg Merkle will be part of the Product Solutions group in the
Global Platform Organization.
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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 software solutions to manage their business efficiently,
results to their clients, and succeed in an ever more dynamic world.
Wolters Kluwer had 2011 annual revenues of EUR3.4 billion, employs
19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations
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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