Wolters Kluwer Appoints Kevin Entricken as Chief Financial Officer; Nominated
as Member of the Executive Board
ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 --
Wolters Kluwer announces the appointment of Kevin Entricken as Chief
Financial Officer, effective May 2013.
Mr. Entricken will be
nominated as a Member of the Executive Board, for approval
Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 24, 2013. Mr.
will succeed Boudewijn Beerkens, who has accepted a new
role outside Wolters
Kluwer, as CFO and a Member of the Executive
Board of Directors of SHV, a Dutch
Kevin Entricken joined Wolters Kluwer in 2003. He has been CFO of
Health for the past 3 years, during which time he
played a major role in transforming the Health portfolio. Prior to
his role in Health, Mr. Entricken
served as Vice President, Investor
Relations and as CFO of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business.
Mr. Beerkens, currently CFO of Wolters Kluwer and a Member of the
Executive Board, has accepted the role of CFO and a Member of the
Executive Board of Directors of SHV, effective May 2013. SHV is a
Dutch family-owned company, with
international operations in the
energy and trade sectors, among others.
Nancy McKinstry, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Wolters
"Kevin Entricken brings a strong financial and
operational perspective and we
will greatly benefit from his deep
understanding of the business. His contribution to the strong
improvement of our Health division's performance has
been critical. I
look forward to working with Kevin in his new role.
I want to thank Boudewijn for his significant contribution and
dedication to the successful transformation of Wolters Kluwer, and the
strong working relationship
we have shared. I wish him all the best
in his new position."
Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer, Mr. Entricken held senior finance
positions in the operating units of information and media companies,
including Reed Elsevier
and EMI Music. Mr. Entricken began his career
and worked for several years at
KPMG. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in
1987 from Montclair State University, New
Jersey and was qualified as
a Certified Public Accountant.
Photo and profile of Kevin Entricken and of Boudewijn Beerkens are
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