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Wolters Kluwer Health appoints Robert Dekker as Director of Communications


Philadelphia (August 29, 2006) - Wolters Kluwer Health, a division of Wolters Kluwer, leading multinational publisher and information services company, announced today that Robert Dekker has been appointed as Director of Communications.

In his role as Director of Communications, Robert Dekker (37) will be responsible for Wolters Kluwer Health’s internal and external communications. Mr. Dekker is located at Wolters Kluwer Health’s headquarters in Conshohocken, PA.

Mr. Dekker’s responsibilities will include the development and implementation of external and internal divisional communication strategies, including corporate communications, media relations, corporate branding, employee communications and trade events. Mr. Dekker will report directly to Jeff McCaulley, President & CEO of Wolters Kluwer Health.

Before joining Wolters Kluwer Health, Mr. Dekker held several senior communication positions at PURAC, a division of Dutch multinational CSM, in the Netherlands and USA. Mr. Dekker most recently served as Director of Marketing Communications at Grace Performance Chemicals, a division of W.R. Grace based in Cambridge, MA.

About Wolters Kluwer Health
Wolters Kluwer Health (Conshohocken, PA) is a leading provider of information for professionals and students in medicine, nursing, allied health, pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. Major brands include traditional publishers of medical and drug reference tools and textbooks, such as Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and Facts & Comparisons; electronic information providers, such as Ovid Technologies, Medi-Span and SKOLAR; and pharmaceutical information provider Adis International. For more information, visit:

Wolters Kluwer is a leading multinational publisher and information services company. The company’s core markets are spread across the health, corporate services, finance, tax, accounting, law, regulatory and education sectors. Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2005) of €3.4 billion, employs approximately 18,400 people worldwide and maintains operations across Europe, North America and Asia Pacific.

Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. For more information:


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