Wolters Kluwer CEO Accepts Membership Foreign Consultant Committee of Chinese State Council Information Office

8/30/2011, 1:45 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)
High profile membership demonstrates recognition of company's leadership

Beijing, China (August 30, 2011) - Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global
information services company focused on professionals, announced today that CEO
and Chairman of the Executive Board Nancy McKinstry has been appointed by the
Chinese State Council Information Office to become a member of the Foreign
Consultant Committee. This influential Committee aims to promote the
collaboration between local and global publishers to link China with the rest of
the world. Ms. McKinstry gave an acceptance speech in honor of her membership at
its annual event in Beijing, which precedes the start of the 2011 Beijing
International Book Fair on Wednesday, August 31, 2011.

In her speech, Ms. McKinstry addressed her fellow Foreign Consultant Committee
members, "Information services will have to keep pace with the development of
China economically, educationally and technologically. As China continues its
impressive modernization and growth, it's important that new generations of
Chinese professionals are given the tools they need to engage in building and
sharing expertise and knowledge. We continue to develop new initiatives via
digital platforms, which demonstrate our commitment to serving the Chinese
society with the highest quality products and connecting Chinese professionals
with their peers around the world."

Ms. McKinstry was nominated as member of the Foreign Consultant Committee given
her astute business leadership and long-standing expertise in the information
and publishing industry. Wolters Kluwer's proven leadership in adapting global
professional information solutions for local needs in combination with its
Chinese partnerships will drive faster embracing of digital information and
online solutions in the Chinese professional markets.

The 2011 Beijing Book Fair, opening tomorrow, has selected the Netherlands as
guest of honor. Celebrating Chinese growth success and given Wolters Kluwer's
175th anniversary and Dutch heritage, the company will host on Wednesday, August
31, 2011, an opening reception at 2:00 pm for all visitors of the Fair with CEO
Nancy McKinstry and China CEO Shasha Chang and various Chinese high officials
and partners present. At the Fair, Wolters Kluwer will showcase its latest
product launches, product developments, and services.

About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer is a market-leading global information services company.
Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit,
risk, compliance, and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's 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 had 2010 annual revenues of €3.6 billion, employs approximately
19,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations across Europe, North America,
Asia Pacific, and Latin America, serving customers globally. Wolters Kluwer is
headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on
Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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conditions; conditions in the markets in which Wolters Kluwer is engaged;
behavior of customers, suppliers, and competitors; technological developments;
the implementation and execution of new ICT systems or outsourcing; and legal,
tax, and regulatory rules affecting Wolters Kluwer's businesses, as well as
risks related to mergers, acquisitions, and divestments. In addition, financial
risks such as currency movements, interest rate fluctuations, liquidity, and
credit risks could influence future results. The foregoing list of factors
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obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether
as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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