ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - Feb 20, 2013) - Wolters Kluwer
appointment of Kevin Entricken as Chief Financial Officer, effective May
Mr. Entricken will be nominated as a Member of the Executive Board, for
by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 24, 2013. Mr.
will succeed Boudewijn Beerkens, who has accepted a new role outside
Kluwer, as CFO and a Member of the Executive Board of Directors of SHV, a
Kevin Entricken joined Wolters Kluwer in 2003. He has been CFO of Wolters
Health for the past 3 years, during which time he played a major role in
transforming the Health portfolio. Prior to his role in Health, Mr.
served as Vice President, Investor Relations and as CFO of Wolters Kluwer
Mr. Beerkens, currently CFO of Wolters Kluwer and a Member of the Executive
Board, has accepted the role of CFO and a Member of the Executive Board of
Directors of SHV, effective May 2013. SHV is a Dutch family-owned company,
international operations in the energy and trade sectors, among others.
Nancy McKinstry, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Wolters Kluwer,
"Kevin Entricken brings a strong financial and operational perspective and
will greatly benefit from his deep understanding of the business. His
contribution to the strong improvement of our Health division's performance
been critical. I look forward to working with Kevin in his new role.
I want to thank Boudewijn for his significant contribution and dedication
successful transformation of Wolters Kluwer, and the strong working
we have shared. I wish him all the best in his new position."
Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer, Mr. Entricken held senior finance
the operating units of information and media companies, including Reed
and EMI Music. Mr. Entricken began his career and worked for several years
KPMG. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1987 from Montclair State University,
Jersey and was qualified as a Certified Public Accountant.
Photo and profile of Kevin Entricken and of Boudewijn Beerkens are
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