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Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting Wins Five STEVIE® Awards Recognizing New Products of the Year and Innovative Leadership in the 2018 International Business Awards


Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting today announced it received top honors
in the 15th
Annual International Business Awards
® with four
Stevie Awards in recognition of outstanding products and services that
help professionals globally comply with legislation, navigate complex
standards, and maximize firm's value with their clients. Tax &
Accounting division CEO Karen Abramson was also honored as an Innovator
of the Year.

Best New Products

Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting is focused on helping tax and accounting
professionals grow, manage and protect their business and their clients'
businesses in a fast-moving and ever-changing world.

  • 2018 GOLD Stevie: CCH®
    ProSystem fx Engagement
    was recognized for its end-to-end
    solution that empowers accounting and audit firms to fully integrate
    their audit process – combining workpaper manager, trial balance
    manager and workflow tool into one integrated solution, in the Best
    New Product, Software, Integration Solution category
  • 2018 GOLD Stevie: CCH
    Tagetik: Finance Transformation Platform
    was recognized for
    empowering finance and business professionals to harness granular data
    to uncover hidden value and deliver business insights that drive more
    informed and confident decision-making, in the Best New Product,
    Software, Financial Management Solution category
  • 2018 GOLD Stevie: CCH
    Tagetik: IFRS 17 Solution
    was recognized for providing Insurance
    companies with automated solutions to comply with IFRS regulations, in
    the Best New Product, Software, FinTech Solution category
  • 2018 BRONZE Stevie: CCH®
    Axcess Data Insights
    was recognized for delivering data
    visualization dashboards to empower tax and accounting firms to
    understand performance trends, in the Best New Product, Software,
    Business or Competitive Intelligence Solution category

"The increasingly complex regulatory landscape has really changed the
game in how accounting professionals rely on our expertise, and it is
exciting for us to constantly innovate to provide our customers with the
best viable solutions," said Karen Abramson, CEO, Wolters Kluwer Tax &
Accounting. "Being recognized by the International Business Awards for
our new products is a testament to our team's dedication and passion to
help professionals achieve new levels of success."

Innovator of the Year

Tax & Accounting Division CEO
Karen Abramson
has been honored with a Bronze Stevie as Innovator of
the Year for fostering a culture of innovation among her teams including
the highly successful global coding event known as the Code

"I am honored to be personally recognized by the International Business
Awards as an Innovator of the Year," said Abramson. "But innovation can
only happen when an organization is grounded in strong values and
meaningful purpose, like Wolters Kluwer. I'm proud to lead such an
amazing, dedicated team."

The International
Business Awards
are the world's premier business awards program. All
individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit
and non-profit, large and small – are eligible to submit
nominations. The 2018 competition attracted more than 3,900 nominations
from organizations of all types, in more than 74 nations and
territories. Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores
of more than 270 executives worldwide who participated on 12 juries.

"This year's Stevie Award winners in the IBAs are the most distinguished
group of winners we've had yet," said Michael Gallagher, President and
Founder of the Stevie Awards. "We raised the minimum average score from
the judges required to qualify as a Stevie winner, so 2018 winners
should be especially proud of their achievements."

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.

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 U.S. (WTKWY). For more
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