Wolters Kluwer today announced the nomination of Mr. Chris Vogelzang for appointment to its Supervisory Board. The nomination will be submitted to the Wolters Kluwer Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 18, 2019.
Mr. Chris Vogelzang was member of the Managing Board of ABN AMRO Bank N.V., a Dutch-listed global financial services group, from 2009 until 2017. Prior to that, from 2002 until 2008, he held the roles of CEO Retail Banking and CEO Private Banking at ABN AMRO. He began his career at Royal Dutch Shell. Mr. Chris Vogelzang is currently Treasurer of the Rijksmuseum and Treasurer of the Stichting Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board Frans Cremers commented: “We are very pleased to nominate Chris Vogelzang for appointment to the Supervisory Board. His extensive experience in the global financial services industry and digital transformations will be of indispensable value to our board.”
About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information, software solutions, and services 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 2017 annual revenues of €4.4 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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