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2016-11-02

Wolters Kluwer NV: Wolters Kluwer Nominates Frans Cremers and Ann Ziegler for Appointment to Supervisory Board

Wolters Kluwer Nominates Frans Cremers and Ann Ziegler for Appointment to
Supervisory Board

November 2, 2016 -
Wolters Kluwer today announced the nomination of
Frans Cremers and Ann Ziegler for appointment to its Supervisory Board. The
nomination will be submitted to the
Wolters Kluwer Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on April 20, 2017.
Messrs. Wakkie and Forman will retire from the Board after the Annual General
Meeting in 2017. Upon his appointment, Mr. Cremers will succeed Mr. Wakkie as
Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

Frans Cremers is currently Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SBM Offshore
and Member of the Supervisory Board of Vopak. He is also Member of the
Capital Market Committee of the Netherlands Authority for the Financial
Markets (AFM). Mr. Cremers was Member of the Executive Board and CFO of Dutch
listed company VNU, a former Dutch publishing company, from 1997 until 2004
and held various positions at Royal Dutch Shell from 1975 to 1996. After
leaving VNU he has served as member of various supervisory boards.

Since 2008, Ann Ziegler has been Senior Vice President and Chief Financial
Officer of CDW Corporation, an international provider of technology solutions
for business, government and education. Previously she held multiple roles in
finance and corporate development at Sara Lee Corporation where she started
in 1993. Ms. Ziegler has served on public company boards as a member of
Audit, Nominating and Governance committees for the past 17 years, including
Groupon and Hanesbrands.

Mr. Wakkie, current Chairman of the Supervisory Board, and Mr. Forman,
currently Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board, will both retire in 2017
when they reach the maximum period of three four-year terms on the Board.

Chairman of the Supervisory Board Peter Wakkie commented: "We are very pleased
to nominate Mr. Cremers and Ms. Ziegler for appointment to 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 underpins the strong diversity at senior
management level of the company."

About Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in professional information
services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting,
risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make
critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep
domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2015 annual revenues of €4.2 billion. The company,
headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in
over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs
19,000 people worldwide.

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 program. The ADRs are traded on the
over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).

For more information about our solutions and organization,
visitwww.wolterskluwer.com, follow us onTwitter,Facebook,LinkedIn,
andYouTube.

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| Media Investors/Analysts |
| Annemarije Pikaar Meg Geldens |
| Corporate Communications Investor Relations |
| t + 31 172 641 470 t + 31 172 641 407 |
| annemarije.pikaar@wolterskluwer.com ir@wolterskluwer.com |
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Forward-looking Statements and Other Important Legal Information

This report contains forward-looking statements. These statements may be
identified by words such as "expect", "should", "could", "shall" and similar
expressions. Wolters Kluwer cautions that such forward-looking statements are
qualified by certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results
and events to differ materially from what is contemplated by the
forward-looking statements. Factors which could cause actual results to
differ from these forward-looking statements may include, without limitation,
general economic conditions; conditions in the markets in which Wolters
Kluwer is engaged; behavior of customers, suppliers, and competitors;
technological developments; the implementation and execution of new ICT
systems or outsourcing; and legal, tax, and regulatory rules affecting
Wolters Kluwer's businesses, as well as risks related to mergers,
acquisitions, and divestments. In addition, financial risks such as currency
movements, interest rate fluctuations, liquidity, and credit risks could
influence future results. The foregoing list of factors should not be
construed as exhaustive. Wolters Kluwer disclaims any intention or obligation
to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a
result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Elements of this press release contain or may contain inside information about
Wolters Kluwer within the meaning of Article 7(1) of the Market Abuse
Regulation (596/2014/EU).

PDF version of Press Release
http://hugin.info/130682/R/2053485/768550.pdf

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Source: Wolters Kluwer NV via Globenewswire

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