CorporateJanuary 21, 2022

Wolters Kluwer named Best Practice Leader in the European Women on Boards European Gender Equality Index report

Proud to be acknowledged as Best Practice Leader in the European Women on Boards (EWOB) Gender Equality Index Report. Wolters Kluwer ranked #2 in the Netherlands and #39 out of 668 of the largest companies in Europe.

Wolters Kluwer has been acknowledged as a Best Practice Leader in the European Women on Boards Gender Equality Index Report.  The study included the European STOXX 600 companies’ executive and decision-making bodies. It was conducted with the financial support of the European Commissions’ Rights, Equality, and Citizenship program, together with Kantar Public – a leading data, insights and consulting company.  For 2022, Wolters Kluwer is ranked #2 in the Netherlands and #39 out of 668 across Europe.

Wolters Kluwer, led by CEO Nancy McKinstry, recently announced Ann Ziegler as the new chair of the Supervisory Board.  And, Wolters Kluwer has 43% female diversity on the supervisory board.  “Wolters Kluwer has a long-standing commitment to diversity.  As evidenced by this recognition, that commitment is reinforced in the decisions we make, including those at the most senior levels of our company.  We are proud of our progress and are dedicated to continuing our journey of cultivating an environment that represents our larger society where our colleagues can be themselves, be innovative, and have a positive impact on each other, our customers, and those they serve”, says Jessica Economos, Vice President, Global Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging.

During the award event Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission spoke about the necessity of Diversity.  EWOB is a non-profit organization aiming to promote gender equality in corporate leadership.

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer (EURONEXT: WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the healthcare, tax and accounting, financial and corporate compliance, legal and regulatory, and corporate performance and ESG sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

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