Wolters Kluwer announces the appointment of Kevin Entricken as Chief Financial Officer, effective May 2013. Mr. Entricken will be nominated as a Member of the Executive Board, for approval by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 24, 2013. Mr. Entricken will succeed Boudewijn Beerkens, who has accepted a new role outside Wolters Kluwer, as CFO and a Member of the Executive Board of Directors of SHV, a Dutch family-owned company.
Kevin 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.
Mr. Beerkens, currently CFO of Wolters Kluwer and a Member of the Executive Board, has accepted the role of CFO and a Member of the Executive Board of Directors of SHV, effective May 2013. SHV is a Dutch family-owned company, with international operations in the energy and trade sectors, among others.
Nancy McKinstry, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Wolters Kluwer, commented:
“Kevin Entricken brings a strong financial and operational perspective and we will greatly benefit from his deep understanding of the business. His contribution to the strong improvement of our Health division’s performance has been critical. I look forward to working with Kevin in his new role.
I want to thank Boudewijn for his significant contribution and dedication to the successful transformation of Wolters Kluwer, and the strong working relationship we have shared. I wish him all the best in his new position.”
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.
Photo and profile of Kevin Entricken and of Boudewijn Beerkens are available upon request.