Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. today announced the appointment of Ken Crutchfield as Vice President & General Manager of Legal Markets, effective immediately.
In this role, Crutchfield will lead the Legal Markets Group and will be responsible for setting the vision and strategic approach with a focus on developing leading digital products. The Legal Markets Group within Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. provides legal professionals across a wide range of markets with expert content and analysis and leading workflow solutions. Crutchfield will report to Dean Sonderegger, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
An experienced information and software solutions industry leader, Crutchfield brings three decades of experience to his new role. Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S., he was the Senior Vice President & General Manager for the Bloomberg Tax Technology division of Bloomberg BNA. Crutchfield also served in executive-level positions at organizations including Thomson Reuters and LexisNexis. Throughout his career, he has successfully led the growth of multiple businesses in varying industries, including tax & accounting and legal.
“Our purpose is to make our customers more successful by helping them to grow their value through our deep domain expertise and innovative solutions and bringing Ken on board is in line with that purpose,” said Sonderegger. “With Ken’s strong background in information and software solutions, we are thrilled to have him on our team. I look forward to working with him and our leaders across Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. to focus on accelerating the development of our expert solutions.”
“I am very excited to join Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. at a time when the business is making significant strides in driving innovation within the legal industry,” said Crutchfield. “I am eager to build on the strong vision and momentum that the business has, while providing counsel on how to best serve legal professionals with expert content and leading solutions.”
Crutchfield earned an MBA from Wright State University and holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University.