Wolters Kluwer Appoints Shireesh Sahai as CEO & General Manager India

Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands, April 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wolters Kluwer announced the appointment of Shireesh Sahai to the position of CEO & General Manager of Wolters Kluwer India. This newly created position within Wolters Kluwer's Emerging & Developing Markets group will focus on driving the next phase of growth in India. Wolters Kluwer India provides information, software, and services to legal, tax, finance, and healthcare professionals across India.

"As elsewhere, professionals in India turn to Wolters Kluwer when they need actionable insight and information. We are making significant investments in content, technology, and services," said Corinne Saunders, CEO, Wolters Kluwer Emerging & Developing Markets. "I am very pleased that Shireesh will carry forward our mandate to innovate and keep transforming our growth position in India."

Mr. Sahai brings to Wolters Kluwer more than 20 years as a global leader - working in India, the U.S., Europe, China, and throughout Asia. He joins Wolters Kluwer after a career at General Electric Company where he most recently held the position of Director of GE's Healthcare Government business. "I am honored to join this exceptional organization," said Mr. Sahai. "Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in its four key target markets, with a longstanding history of excellence in serving professionals with highly trusted information and software solutions. Based on the company's strong customer focus, significant investment, and ongoing innovation in the market, I am very excited to be part of the team. There are great things ahead for Wolters Kluwer and its customers in India."

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in professional information services. Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's market leading information-enabled tools and software solutions to manage their business efficiently, deliver results to their clients, and succeed in an ever more dynamic world. Wolters Kluwer reported 2014 annual revenues of €3.6 billion. The group serves customers in over 150 countries, and employs over 19,000 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. 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). For more information about our products and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow @Wolters_Kluwer on Twitter, like us on Facebook, follow us on LinkedIn, or follow WoltersKluwerComms on YouTube.

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