August 15, 2005) - Wolters Kluwer, a leading multinational publisher and information services company, announced today the appointment of Leonard P. Forman as a new member of the Supervisory Board of Wolters Kluwer nv.
The appointment of Mr. Forman (American, 1945) took place at today's Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders. With over 30 years of experience in media and publishing, Mr. Forman brings further expertise and strength to Wolters Kluwer's Supervisory Board. Mr. Forman is CFO and Executive Vice President at The New York Times Company and his broad experience encompasses fields such as acquisitions and divestments, capital expenditure, information technology management, investor relations, corporate communications, and strategic planning.
About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer is a leading multinational publisher and information services company. The Company's core markets are spread across the health, corporate services, financial services, tax, accounting, law, regulation, and education sectors. Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2004) of 3.3 billion, employs approximately 18,400 people worldwide and maintains operations across Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its depositary receipts of shares are quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.