January 21, 2022 – Wolters Kluwer today announces the appointment per April 21, 2022 of Ann Ziegler as Chair of the Supervisory Board. As previously disclosed, Chair Mr. Cremers will retire from the Board at the close of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. Member of the Supervisory Board Jack de Kreij is appointed to succeed Mrs. Ziegler as Vice-Chair of the Board.
Ann Ziegler was appointed in 2017 and is currently Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board and a member of the Selection and Remuneration Committee. Jack de Kreij was appointed in 2020 and is Chair of the Audit Committee.
Chair of the Supervisory Board Frans Cremers commented: “We are very pleased to nominate Ms. Ziegler and Mr. De Kreij for appointment on their new roles in the Supervisory Board. Their extensive experience at several publicly-listed international companies in different industries will be of indispensable value. The composition of the Supervisory Board reflects and reinforces the strong diversity at senior management level of the company.”
During the upcoming Wolters Kluwer Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 21, 2022, the shareholders will vote on the previously announced nomination of Heleen Kersten as member of the Supervisory Board.