CorporateOctober 23, 2020

Nancy McKinstry recognized in 2020 Fortune Most Powerful Women International list

For the 17th year in a row, Wolters Kluwer CEO Nancy McKinstry was selected in Fortune’s Most Powerful Women International list.

This year, Fortune shook up the methodology to also reflect the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic turmoil, and climate change. Normally they look at 4 metrics: the size and health of a woman’s business, the arc of her career, and her societal and cultural influence. Additionally for this year’s list, it was assessed how the candidates are using their power to shape the world around them.

The first female CEO of the Dutch information services provider Wolters Kluwer, McKinstry has held the position since 2003 and continues to oversee the company’s successful transition away from print, with 89% of the firm’s revenue coming from digital and services in 2019. Managing more than $5.4 billion in yearly revenue and around 19,000 employees, McKinstry grew organic revenue by 4% over 2019 and an additional 3% during the first half of 2020. She’s also taken steps to improve the diversity of her executive team, with women making up 50% of both the executive board and division CEOs.
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