Wolters Kluwer Germany:

Ralf Gartner new Managing Director tax & accounting Germany Cologne, March 14, 2011. Ralf Gartner (40) has been appointed as new Managing Director tax & accounting at Wolters Kluwer Germany to March 14, 2011. He is responsible for the ADDISON group and work with the academic community and reports Managing Director tax & accounting Europe directly to Henri van Engelen, regional. The German tax & Accounting Division is part of the international tax & accounting area of Wolters Kluwer, the world’s largest provider of primary information and software solutions for professionals in the areas of taxes and auditing. “We are very glad that we could win Ralf Gartner for this position. He has an outstanding expertise in marketing and product strategies, in particular for medium-sized companies”, said Henri van Engelen. His knowledge and abilities will strengthen the German Division of tax & accounting and help us continue our business to build out.” Ralf Gartner was most recently at the Comarch Software und Beratung AG and responsible since 2002 on the Board of Directors for the marketing and distribution.

Gardener had senior positions in the company since 1993, he was member of the Executive Board since 1998. In his previous activities, gardener was responsible mainly for the product and marketing strategy of accounting and ERP software. Therefore, in addition to extensive management experience, he brings profound long-term knowledge of the market particularly in the area of small and medium-sized enterprises. ADDISON’s existing business leadership as well as the publishing Director of the academic Association report in future directly to gardeners their spectrum of responsibility does not change through his newly created position however. Contact: Angelika Krauss corporate Wolters Kluwer Germany GmbH phone: + 49 221 94373 7058 E-Mail: Inca cumin corporate Wolters Kluwer Germany GmbH phone: + 49 (0) 221 94373-7093 E-Mail: about Wolters Kluwer the Wolters Kluwer Germany GmbH is a knowledge – and information service provider with core competencies in the fields of law, economy and taxes.

Wolters Kluwer Germany provides in-depth technical information in the form of literature, software, and services for professional users. The company has its headquarters in Cologne employs approximately 1,000 employees at 22 locations and operates over 25 years of experience in the German market. Wolters Kluwer Germany is part of the leading international Informationsdienstleisters Wolters Kluwer n.v. headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn (Netherlands). The company’s core markets are legal, economic, tax, accounting, corporate and financial services and healthcare; The target group are professionals. The shares are listed on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL), also in the AEX and the Euronext 100 index. Wolters Kluwer has annual sales of 3.6 billion (2010), employs approximately 19,000 people and is in over 40 countries in Europe, North America and in the Asia/Pacific and Latin America represented.