NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wolters Kluwer (Euronext: WKL), a leading provider of expert solutions, insights and services for professionals, today announced the appointment of Garrett Hale as Executive Vice President, Global Operations for Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. Based in Atlanta, Mr. Hale is responsible for the business operations and customer service for the Dutch-based technology company’s Tax & Accounting division.
“We are thrilled to welcome Garrett Hale to Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting as our new Executive Vice President, Global Operations,” says Karen Abramson, Chief Executive Officer, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting. “Garrett’s proven success leading transformational growth initiatives and operational excellence will help ensure that we continue to evolve our business processes to best serve our customers.”
Mr. Hale comes to Wolters Kluwer from Assurant, where he was most recently Senior Vice President of Operations for their Global Housing division. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer of BioIQ, a healthcare technology company, and Executive Vice President, Operations and Field Sales, for Alere Inc., a global health and wellness company now owned by UnitedHealthcare (Optum). Mr. Hale holds a Bachelor of Arts in accounting and finance from MidAmerica Nazarene University.
“Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting has a long history of success and a portfolio of innovative solutions,” says Hale. “I am excited to enhance our operations in ways that elevate the market leading products and services we deliver to customers.”
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Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the healthcare; tax and accounting; governance, risk and compliance; and legal and regulatory 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 2021 annual revenues of €4.8 billion. The group serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries, and employs approximately 20,000 people worldwide. The company is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands.
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