Wolters Kluwer NV : Wolters Kluwer Appoints Jaco Zijlstra as Head of Global Product Development

 Wolters Kluwer NV : Wolters Kluwer Appoints Jaco Zijlstra as Head of Global
                             Product Development

New role to enhance technological innovation and integration across Wolters
Kluwer's products worldwide

Alphen aan den Rijn (February 11, 2013) - Information services company Wolters
Kluwer has appointed Jaco Zijlstra to the newly-created role of Head of Global
Product Development. This willenhance technological innovation and
integration across Wolters Kluwer products, software and services worldwide,
enabling the creation of even more sophisticated solutions for customers.

Jaco Zijlstra (1962) is a seasoned leader in electronic product development
and management, with deep expertise in the strategic balancing of various
product formats such as digital and services. His two-decade career in the
global information industry includes more than ten years at Elsevier, where
his work in the Netherlands, Singapore and the US included leading development
of research workflow tools and scientific databases. Most recently, he was
director of e-strategy and member of the management team at Noordhoff
Uitgevers. Mr. Zijlstra 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 management
systems and portals to products for mobile devices - upon which the company's
solutions run. Technological innovation is a key component of Wolters Kluwer's
business strategy: online products, software and services generate 75% of its

"As our customers become increasingly global, we are applying our
technologically sophisticated products and platforms across geographies and
markets to create truly global product lines. Jaco's appointment to this new
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,
audit, risk, compliance and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's leading
information-enabled tools and software solutions to manage their business
efficiently, deliver results to their clients, and succeed in an ever more
dynamic world.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion. The group
employs over 18,500 people worldwide and maintains operations in over 40
countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The
company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Wolters
Kluwer shares are listed on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam (symbol: WKL) and are
included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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Forward-looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements may
be identified by words such as "expect", "should", "could", "shall" and
similar expressions. Wolters Kluwer cautions that such forward-looking
statements are qualified by certain risks and uncertainties that could cause
actual results and events to differ materially from what is contemplated by
the forward-looking statements. Factors which could cause actual results to
differ from these forward-looking statements may include, without limitation,
general economic conditions; conditions in the markets in which Wolters Kluwer
is engaged; behavior of customers, suppliers, and competitors; technological
developments; the implementation and execution of new ICT systems or
outsourcing; and legal, tax, and regulatory rules affecting Wolters Kluwer's
businesses, as well as risks related to mergers, acquisitions, and
divestments. In addition, financial risks such as currency movements, interest
rate fluctuations, liquidity, and credit risks could influence future results.
The foregoing list of factors should not be construed as exhaustive. Wolters
Kluwer disclaims any intention or obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

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