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Executive Board

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board

Nancy McKinstry (American)
Responsibilities: Corporate Strategy, Division Performance, Business Development, Legal Affairs, Communications, Human Resources, and Sustainability as well as Technology & Global Shared Services.

Nancy McKinstryNancy McKinstry (United States, 1959) is Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board of Wolters Kluwer since September 1, 2003, and Member of the Executive Board since June 1, 2001.

Before assuming her present position in 2003, Ms. McKinstry gained more than a decade of experience at Wolters Kluwer and its operating companies in North America. Most recently, she was an Executive Board member of the company and previously served as CEO of Wolters Kluwer’s operations in North America. She also was President and CEO of CCH Legal Information Services, now a part of Wolters Kluwer’s Legal & Regulatory division. Earlier, Ms. McKinstry held product management positions with CCH INCORPORATED, now part of Wolters Kluwer’s Tax & Accounting division.

In 1999, Ms. McKinstry worked as CEO of SCP Communications, a medical information company, before rejoining Wolters Kluwer to head its North American operations. Early in her career, she held management positions with Booz & Company (formerly Booz Allen Hamilton), an international management-consulting firm, where she focused on assignments in the media and technology industries.

Ms. McKinstry is a member of the Board of Directors of Abbott and the Board of Directors of Russell Reynolds Associates.  Ms. McKinstry is also a member of the European Round Table of Industrialists.  She also is on the Advisory Board for the University of Rhode Island, the Advisory Board of the Harrington School of Communication and Media, and the Board of Overseers of Columbia Business School.  In August 2011, she has been appointed by the Chinese State Council Information Office as a member of the Foreign Consultant Committee, given her astute business leadership and long-standing expertise in the information and publishing industry.

Ms. McKinstry has repeatedly been included in leading lists of business media as one of the most powerful women in business. She is among Fortune's Global 50 Powerful Women in Business and the Financial Times’ Top 50 Women in World Business for consecutive years, being listed at number 15 most recently.

Ms. McKinstry earned her MBA in Finance and Marketing from Columbia University, New York, where she graduated Beta Gamma Sigma and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa. In May 2005, she was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by the University of Rhode Island in recognition of her contributions to business.

 

Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board

Kevin Entricken (American)
Responsibilities: Accounting, Business Analysis & Control, Internal Audit and Internal Controls, Investor Relations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Risk Management, Taxation, and Treasury.

Mr. Entricken has been Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board since May 1, 2013.

Mr. Entricken joined Wolters Kluwer in 2003. He has been CFO of Wolters Kluwer Health for the past 3 years, during which time he played a major role in transforming the Health portfolio. Prior to his role in Health, Mr. Entricken served as Vice President, Investor Relations, and as CFO of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business.

In his current role, Mr. Entricken is responsible for the corporate areas of Accounting, Business Analysis & Control, Internal Audit and Internal Controls, Investor Relations, Mergers & Acquisitions, Risk Management, Taxation, and Treasury.

Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer, Mr. Entricken held senior finance positions in the operating units of information and media companies, including Reed Elsevier and EMI Music. Mr. Entricken began his career and worked for several years at KPMG. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1987 from Montclair State University, New Jersey and was qualified as a Certified Public Accountant.