Wolters Kluwer NV : Wolters Kluwer Appoints Peter Wakkie as Chairman of the Supervisory Board

 Wolters Kluwer NV : Wolters Kluwer Appoints Peter Wakkie as Chairman of the
                              Supervisory Board

Alphen aan den Rijn (May 8, 2013) - Wolters Kluwer today announced the
appointment of Peter Wakkie as Chairman of the Supervisory Board, effective

Mr. Wakkie (Netherlands, 1948) previously served as Deputy Chairman and
recently as acting Chairman of the Supervisory Board. He was appointed as
member of Wolters Kluwer's Supervisory Board in 2005, and most recently
reelected at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of April 24, 2013. 

Mr. Wakkie succeeds the late Adri Baan who passed away unexpectedly in early
April of this year.

Peter Wakkie is a founding partner of Dutch-based law firm Spinath & Wakkie
and previously held the position of Chief Corporate Governance Counsel and
member of the Executive Board at Royal AHOLD nv. Mr. Wakkie is also a
Supervisory Board member of ABN AMRO Group N.V., BCD Holdings nv, TomTom nv,
and a member of the Dutch Monitoring Committee Corporate Governance. 

About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer  is  a  global leader  in  professional  information  services. 
Professionals in  the  areas of  legal,  business, tax,  accounting,  finance, 
audit, risk, compliance and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's market 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  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 listed on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam (symbol: WKL)  and 
are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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Forward-looking Statements
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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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