LegalMarch 15, 2021

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. names Rich Hollister as Vice President of Sales and Business Development

His experience and customer insights will support the company’s acceleration to drive expert solutions for legal professionals.

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced Rich Hollister's appointment as Vice President of Sales and Business Development, effective immediately.

As a veteran of the legal industry, Hollister brings decades of experience managing sales organizations that serve law firms as well as corporate legal, government, and law school markets. In his new role, Hollister will lead the LRUS sales and customer success organization, drive sustained and robust revenue growth, and deliver increased value to customers. Hollister will report to Dean Sonderegger, head of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.

"As we accelerate the development of expert solutions for legal professionals, we are continuing to find new ways to help our customers innovate their workflow and deliver more value," said Sonderegger. "Rich brings a wealth of experience driving successful sales organizations within the industry, and his deep understanding of the legal landscape will support our efforts to serve the evolving needs of our customers. We are very excited to have him join the team."

Hollister has successfully managed sales organizations of various sizes throughout his career and has grown sales teams from a several million dollars to over $100 million. His sales management expertise has helped companies transform their sales teams to create scalable, repeatable, and predictable sales processes.

"In the wake of the pandemic, the legal industry is experiencing unprecedented changes, and Wolters Kluwer is well-positioned to provide legal professionals with the solutions they need to adapt in a quickly evolving landscape," said Hollister. "I am excited to join the team at Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. as we work to meet our customers' needs."

Hollister earned an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and holds a B.S. degree in Marketing from Binghamton University School of Management.  

About Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.

Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and healthcare services; tax and accounting; governance, risk and compliance; and legal and regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2020 annual revenues of €4.6 billion. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 19,200 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).

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Linda Gharib
Linda Gharib
Director, Communications
Legal & Regulatory