Wolters Kluwer Appoints Jaco Zijlstra as Head of Global Product Development

Wolters Kluwer Appoints Jaco Zijlstra as Head of Global Product Development 
ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 02/11/13 -- 
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 Global
Product
Development. This will enhance 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
revenues. 
"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 EUR3.4 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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