Navigation Links
Wolters Kluwer Appoints Robert Becker as President and CEO Wolters Kluwer Health; and Stacey Caywood as President and CEO Wolters Kluwer Law & Business (U.S.)
Date:10/31/2008

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer, a market leading global information services and publishing company focused on professionals, today announced the appointment of Robert Becker to the position of President and CEO Wolters Kluwer Health effective November 1, 2008. Mr. Becker is currently CEO of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business. Stacey Caywood will be appointed President and CEO of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business (U.S.).

Mr. Becker (U.S., 1954) has extensive experience in the information industry and a track record of successful performance at Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, a unit of the Tax, Accounting & Legal division.

According to Nancy McKinstry, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Wolters Kluwer, "Bob brings strong leadership skills and a track record of successful execution to this new role. Bob joined the company in 2003, and under his leadership the Law & Business unit has transformed from a traditional publisher to a world-class content and solutions provider. Our Health business today will greatly benefit from his capacities and experience in the industry."

Ms. McKinstry continued, "Our Health business has leading brands, deep content, advanced platforms and enormous growth potential, particularly as digital record keeping and information sharing gain greater acceptance in healthcare delivery. We have exceptional opportunities ahead of us. I believe Bob will do an excellent job of translating them into profitable growth at Wolters Kluwer Health."

Mr. Becker has been global CEO of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business since July 2003. Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer, he was CEO of Jupiter Media Metrix. His rich leadership experience in the global media and information services industry includes 13 years at the Thomson Corporation. Mr. Becker also ran a technology-based Internet start-up firm and spent nine years with PriceWaterhouse. Mr. Becker holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from the Marquette University and a MBA from the University of Connecticut. He will begin as CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health on November 1, 2008, and will report to Ms. McKinstry.

Ms. Caywood (U.S., 1963), currently Vice President of the Legal Professional Group, will be President and CEO of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business (U.S.). Ms. Caywood will report for the interim period to Ms. McKinstry. A new global CEO for Wolters Kluwer Law & Business will be appointed in the future. The U.K.-based Law & Business unit will, for the interim period, report to Mr. Kevin Robert, CEO of Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting.

Ms. Caywood is a seasoned leader with a 16-year track record of success at CCH and Wolters Kluwer where she has led strategic planning, publishing, sales, marketing, and new product development. As head of the Legal Professional Group, part of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, she achieved strong growth as the unit extended its integrated online libraries into specialty areas such as securities law and integrated workflow tools. Ms. Caywood earned a MBA from Northwestern University, J.L. Kellogg School of Management, Chicago, and holds a Bachelor's degree from Tufts University, Medford, Mass.

"In her new role, Stacey will lead our U.S. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business operations in continuing to drive innovation to our legal customers," Ms. McKinstry said. "I am pleased we were able to fulfill both leadership positions from our strong management bench."

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and publishing company. The company provides products and services globally for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal, and regulatory sectors. Wolters Kluwer had annual revenues (2007) of euro 3.4 billion, maintains operations in over 33 countries across Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific and employs approximately 19,500 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Visit http://www.wolterskluwer.com for information about our market positions, customers, brands, and organization.

About Wolters Kluwer Health

Wolters Kluwer Health (Conshohocken, PA), a division of Wolters Kluwer, is a leading provider of information and business intelligence for students, professionals and institutions in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks, such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Facts & Comparisons(R); electronic information providers, such as Ovid, Medi-Span(R) and ProVation(R); and pharmaceutical information providers such as Adis International and Source(R). Wolters Kluwer Health has annual revenues (2007) of $1,044 million (euro 761 million) and employs approximately 2,700 employees globally. For more information, visit http://www.wkhealth.com .

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.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Wolters Kluwer
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Wolters Kluwer Health Introduces Formulary Facts(TM), a Formulary Analytics Tool that Sets the Standard for Accuracy and Ease-of-Use
2. Wolters Kluwer Health Appoints Susan Driscoll as Executive Vice President & General Manager of the Books Business of its Professional & Education Unit
3. Wolters Kluwer Health Appoints Scott Lubeck Vice President, Technology of its Professional & Education Unit
4. WorldHeart Appoints David Pellone Chief Financial Officer
5. Novo Nordisk Appoints New Leader of North American Business
6. Millstone Medical Outsourcing Appoints Operations Manager of New Memphis, TN, Facility
7. China Holdings Appoints Ronald Shon Chairman of Advisory Board to Its Wholly-Owned Subsidiary China Power, Inc.
8. Resonant Medical Appoints New Vice President of Global Sales
9. Response Biomedical appoints S. Wayne Kay Chief Executive Officer
10. Stem Cell Therapy Disappoints Against Rare Kidney Ailment
11. EPI-Q Opens East Coast Office and Appoints Vice President-Business Development
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... 2016 , ... On Tuesday, April 26, 2016 members of the HomeTown Health ... Gov. Nathan Deal on SB 258, the “Rural Health Care Relief” Bill. , The ... tax credit to individuals and corporations which donate directly to a “rural hospital” in ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Coast Dental Fort Stewart is celebrating ... new location in the Exchange Furniture Mall at 112 Vilseck Road in Fort Stewart. ... Smart TV. Plus attendees will have the opportunity to meet general dentists Thomas Richards, ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... NY (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... and engineer of patented products, announces the Gyrociser, an exercise invention which aids ... worth $2 billion," says Scott Cooper, CEO and Creative Director of World Patent ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Reltok Nasal Products proudly ... for the head and neck/ear, nose and throat specialty, has added the KOTLER NASAL ... KOTLER NASAL AIRWAY™ is a newly patented safety device secured by nasal surgeons ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... enterprise focused entirely on patients with cancer, today announced that Lynne Malestic, RN, ... the 2016 CURE® Extraordinary Healer® for Oncology Nursing , which honors nurses ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/29/2016)... , April 29, 2016  In the ... projected to shift from systems dependent on CRTs monitors ... types of modality CRT Medical monitors and will ... are a host of foreseeable benefits to this ... will existing modalities have to be replaced in ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ReportsnReports.com adds "Pulmonary Arterial ... report that provides an overview of the PAH ... stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of ... type, along with latest updates, and featured news ... involved in the therapeutic development for Pulmonary Arterial ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... Jersey , April 29, 2016 ... Suite for Life Sciences, Product Development Capabilities in ... Life Science Customer Base . ... provider, today announced the acquisition of Skura Corporation,s ... global leader in adaptive sales enablement technology for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: