Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company focused on professionals, launched its 2010 Annual Report today. Celebrating the company’s 175th anniversary, Nancy McKinstry, CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board, today also opened trading at the Amsterdam Stock Exchange in honor of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day.
This year’s International Women’s Day focuses on equal access to education, training, and science and technology. Joining the celebrations of women’s achievements taking place across the globe today, Nancy McKinstry, a leading female in business, opened the day for trading at the NYSE Euronext Stock Exchange in Amsterdam at 9:00 am with the ringing of the opening bell.
As of today, Wolters Kluwer’s 2010 Annual Report is available. The report gives details on Wolters Kluwer’s 2010 performance from a strategic, operational, and financial perspective, highlighting the continued transformation of the company’s portfolio and the broadening of its geographic footprint. The 2010 Annual Report will also become available as an iPad app, illustrating Wolters Kluwer’s focus on providing intelligent solutions and services through a variety of value-adding, innovative platforms and channels, and in print. For the availability of the iPad app, follow @Wolters_Kluwer on Twitter.
Looking back at the rich history of Wolters Kluwer as well as looking forward to the future, Nancy McKinstry commented: "Wolters Kluwer’s deep understanding of customer needs and the market trends that influence them is rooted in our long and rich history of producing high-quality information and tools across regions and market segments. When the founding fathers of Wolters Kluwer launched their business 175 years ago, they set out to improve the quality of educational materials and as a result of their work they educated new generations of professionals. To this day, Wolters Kluwer continues this strong tradition, always focused on delivering value-adding, next-generation information and solutions to our customers."