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August 12th, 2021, Wolters Kluwer today announced the nomination of. famous Helena Kersten for appointment to its supervisory board. The nomination will be submitted to the Wolters Kluwer general meeting on. submitted 2nd of April1, 2022.

Ms. Kersten is a partner at the Stibbe law firm. She specializes in mergers & acquisitions, equity capital markets, corporate law and corporate governance. She began practicing Stibbe in 1989 before moving to Davis Polk in New York and London. In 1993 she returned to Stibbe Amsterdam and has been practicing there ever since. In 1997 Mrs. Kersten became a partner. From 2008 to 2013 she was managing partner of Stibbe Amsterdam, but remained active in her areas of expertise.

Ms. Kersten is chairwoman of the Dutch Red Cross and deputy chairwoman of the board of directors of the Rijksmuseum. She is also a member of the supervisory board of STMicroelectronics, a member of the board of the Concertgebouworkest Foundation and a member of the advisory board of the Institute for Internal Auditing. Ms. Kersten holds Masters degrees in Dutch Law and Tax Law, both from Leiden University, and has published articles in the fields of Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Governance.

The chairman of the supervisory board, Frans Cremers, said: “We are very pleased to be able to nominate Helene Kersten for our supervisory board. We look forward to benefiting from their many years of experience. With your nomination, the composition of the Supervisory Board underlines the strong diversity in the company’s upper management. “

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a leading global provider of specialist information, software solutions and services for the healthcare sector; Tax and accounting; Governance, risk and compliance; as well as legal and regulatory areas. We help our customers make critical decisions on a daily basis by offering expert solutions that combine in-depth domain knowledge with specialized technologies and services.

Wolters Kluwer achieved an annual turnover of 4.6 billion euros in 2020. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, has branches in over 40 countries and employs around 19,200 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 (ADR) program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the United States (WTKWY).

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