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Wolters Kluwer Health Appoints Jean-Claude Saghbini as Chief Technology Officer

Passionate Innovator and Visionary to Develop Strategy and Roadmap for Emerging Technologies in Health

Wolters Kluwer Health today announced that Jean-Claude Saghbini has joined its executive management team as vice president and chief technology officer. In this role, Saghbini will spearhead the Health division’s technology strategy and roadmap including emerging technologies and innovations for healthcare professionals and patients.

“Jean-Claude Saghbini possesses a deep understanding of healthcare information technology and tools transforming the industry, and we’re excited to welcome his vision to Wolters Kluwer,” said Diana Nole, CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health. “His depth of experience and business leadership combined with an entrepreneurial approach will play a pivotal role in the shaping of our innovative healthcare solutions to meet the needs of patients, clinicians, researchers, and students.”

Depth of Experience
Saghbini brings more than a decade of experience in healthcare technology.  He was the chief technology officer of WaveMark, a successful Boston area startup that was acquired in 2013 by Cardinal Health. Saghbini led WaveMark’s rapid technology growth from the early stage deployments to engagements in more than 40 countries with some of the largest hospitals and medical device manufacturers in the world. Most recently Saghbini served as general manager and chief technology officer for Cardinal Health Inventory Management Solutions - a portfolio of RFID-enabled solutions providing real-time traceability for medical devices to the point of care.

“I’m happy to be part of the Wolters Kluwer team,” said Saghbini, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Wolters Kluwer Health.  “I look forward to working with our technology teams and clinical experts at advancing our solutions and unlocking the advantages of leading edge tools and emerging technologies such as adaptive learning, artificial intelligence (AI), and data analytics to improve patient care and outcomes.”  

A thought leader in the industry, Saghbini has secured multiple patents in healthcare technology, and is an invited expert speaker and panelist worldwide on various healthcare and technology topics.

Wolters Kluwer Health is a leading global provider of information and point of care solutions for the healthcare industry. To learn more about our solutions and how healthcare professionals, students, and researchers are making important decisions on patient care and outcomes, premium content, and productivity tools, contact Wolters Kluwer.

About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.

Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

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