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Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting Division Leader Awarded CEO of the Year

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Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting division CEO Karen Abramson has been
named the 2019 CEO of the year by the Software & Information Industry
Association’s (SIIA) CODiE™awards for Business Technology.
The CODiE™awards recognize outstanding company teams,
individuals, and leadership for their commitment to the software and
digital content industries.

For several years now, Karen Abramson has launched award-winning
products and driven technology and innovation forward across the Wolters
Kluwer organization. “I am quite honored to receive this prestigious
award, which is really a recognition of the entire team at Wolters
Kluwer Tax & Accounting. I am quite fortunate to have a highly motivated
innovative team that inspires me and works tirelessly for our clients
every day,” Karen Abramson, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting CEO.

Abramson says the key to success is understanding the nexus between
operation, strategy, and teamwork. “We have been able to consistently
launch groundbreaking products geared toward accountants and financial
experts because of our relentless drive to understand customer wants and
needs, as well as predicting what they will need tomorrow. It would not
be possible without the efforts of our entire global tax and accounting
team consistently working together as a cohesive group,” said Abramson.

Abramson also says she motivates her teams by always ‘finding the yes’
in challenges and encouraging consistent product enhancements, including
breakthroughs like artificial intelligence and voice-enabled search.

The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry’s only peer-reviewed awards
program. Wolters Kluwer brings tax and accounting professionals a full
range of solutions to drive productivity, navigate change and improve
efficiency and outcomes. “The CODiE Awards have long recognized the most
innovative high-impact products in the market and the 2019 winners
continue this grand tradition,” said Jeff Joseph, SIIA President. “We
are thrilled to spotlight these exciting leaders and the power they have
to revolutionize how we do business. Congratulations to all our

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in professional information, software
solutions, and services for the health, tax & accounting, finance, risk
& compliance, 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 group
serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40
countries, and employs approximately 19,000 people worldwide. The
company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.

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