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Robert Ingato Joins Wolters Kluwer as Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information services, announced the appointment of Robert Ingato as Executive Vice President and General Counsel, effective today. Mr. Ingato will report to Kevin Entricken, CFO and Executive Board Member Wolters Kluwer, and based in New York.

Kevin Entricken commented, “I am excited to welcome Robert to Wolters Kluwer. His exceptional corporate legal expertise will be very helpful in leading the company’s legal department. Robert’s great experience will enable him to provide valuable counsel and guidance.”

Before joining Wolters Kluwer, Mr. Ingato served as General Counsel and Secretary of CIT Group Inc., a publicly-owned bank holding company, where he was responsible for the legal, insurance, real estate, communications, government relations and marketing organizations.  Prior to that, Robert held executive positions with Newcourt Credit and AT&T, including as General Counsel of AT&T Capital Corporation. He began his career in private practice with the Gibbons law firm.

“I am deeply honored to join Wolters Kluwer as its new general counsel,” said Ingato. “This is a successful company with a rich past and an exciting future, and I’m grateful for the chance to work with Kevin, the management team, and my fellow employees to expand the company’s leadership in providing professional information and solutions in the legal, tax, accounting & audit, health and GRC markets.”

Mr. Ingato will work closely together with Mr. Thompson, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary to the Executive Board and Supervisory Board of Wolters Kluwer N.V. (based in its headquarters in Alphen aan den Rijn, reporting to Nancy McKinstry, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board), whose role remains unchanged.

For more information on Mr. Ingato, visit to find his full bio.

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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Annemarije Pikaar
Corporate Communications
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Meg Geldens
Investor Relations
t +31 (0)172 641 407

Forward-looking Statements and Other Important Legal Information

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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.