Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, a leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit software and information solutions, today announced the formation of a new customer-focused organization for North America. Jason Marx has been appointed CEO of the new North American unit, reporting to Karen Abramson, CEO Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. The new Tax & Accounting North America unit will combine all tax and accounting software businesses in North America, and will be organized by customer segment, including Small Firm Professionals, Medium and Large Firm Professionals, and Corporations. The Canadian operation will now also report into the new North American business unit.
“This new organization will bring together all of our best-in-class tax, accounting and audit solutions, enabling us to more clearly focus on the unique needs of our customers in North America,” said Karen Abramson, CEO of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. “As a well-respected leader, Jason has consistently combined his strong technology background and deep market understanding to deliver customer-focused innovation. His strengths are well-suited to a market that is facing increased complexity, geographic and demographic shifts and an accelerated move to cloud-based solutions.”
Marx is a seasoned Wolters Kluwer executive most recently holding the position of President of Tax & Accounting Small Firm Services and leading Tax & Accounting Brazil where he has driven growth via the introduction of new revenue models, product innovation and a strong focus on operational excellence. Before joining Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, Jason was with Wolters Kluwer Financial & Compliance Services serving the compliance needs of many of the world’s largest global finance and banking organizations. Throughout the course of his 25 years of global experience in Financial Services and Tax & Accounting, he has always maintained a critical customer focus and understanding of unique segment needs. Jason holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Michigan and an MBA from DePaul University.
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Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting is part of Wolters Kluwer (www.wolterskluwer.com), a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer had 2014 annual revenues of €3.7 billion ($4.2 billion), employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 40 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are listed on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam (WKL), on Bloomberg (WKL NA) 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).