President & CEO, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting
Karen Abramson is CEO of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. As CEO of the global division, Abramson leads Wolters Kluwer tax and accounting operations worldwide, with activities across North America, Brazil, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
Abramson joined Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting in 2012 as President & CEO of Tax & Accounting, North America, leading the North America businesses in delivering innovative solutions for professionals. She previously served as President & CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health’s Medical Research business unit. Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer Health in 2006, Abramson served as Vice President and General Manager of CT Corsearch, a division of Wolters Kluwer Corporate Legal Services, having started there in 2000 as Vice President of Operations.
Before her tenure at Wolters Kluwer, Abramson was Vice President of Operations at MemberWorks, Inc. In addition, she held various leadership positions with the Thomson Corporation, including Vice President of Production Services and Director of Quality Management at the Thomson Tax & Accounting and Research Institute of America (RIA) divisions.
Abramson is an Executive Board Member of the American Association of Publishers, she has served as a member of the European Executive Council for Outsell, a Publishing Member of CrossRef, and a Member of the International DOI Foundation Board. She holds a BA in Political Science from George Washington University.