Wolters Kluwer NV : Wolters Kluwer Appoints Kevin Entricken as Chief Financial
Officer; Nominated as Member of the Executive Board
Alphen aan den Rijn (February 20, 2013) - 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 by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 24, 2013. Mr.
Entricken 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 family-owned company.
Kevin Entricken joined Wolters Kluwer in 2003. He has been CFO of Wolters
Kluwer 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 Kluwer,
"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 available
About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and solutions company.
It provides information, software, and services that help legal, tax, finance,
and healthcare professionals make their most critical decisions effectively
and with confidence. Customers depend on Wolters Kluwer services and solutions
to successfully move through the complex layers of data and regulation that
define modern business and government.
Wolters Kluwer had 2012 annual revenues of €3.6 billion. The group employs
over 19,000 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 quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (symbol: WKL) and are included in the AEX and
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