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CCH INCORPORATED Names Roth As New
Vice President, Technology
Blazek Also Moves up at Publishing, Software Company
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., July 20, 2000) CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider
of tax and business law information and software, said today that it has appointed John K.
Roth to the position of vice president, technology. In addition, the company named Tom
Blazek manager of its electronic product development group in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Roth will have responsibility for a wide range of critical, technology-related
functions for CCH, which provides more than 700 Internet, CD-ROM and print products to the
accounting, legal, securities, financial services, insurance, human resources, healthcare
and small business markets. As vice president of technology, hell oversee the
companys product development and support; multimedia development; technology
services; media neutral publishing; order management, customer service and finance
management systems; and publishing services activities.
He succeeds Clyde Seigle who was appointed global chief technology officer for Wolters
Kluwer nv, Amsterdam, CCHs parent company. Roth, currently a resident of Cedar
Rapids, will be joining the CCH Executive Group in the companys Riverwoods, Ill.
Headquarters, and his appointment is effective immediately.
Roth has had technology management responsibilities at both CCHs publishing and
tax compliance software operations over the past 11 years, most recently as manager of
CCHs electronic product development group in Cedar Rapids. Roth has also served as
assistant vice president of product development and support for CCH Tax Compliance,
Torrance, Calif. Other assignments have included assistant team leader in CCHs
editorial organization and manager of practice systems development.
Roth joined CCH when the company acquired TLS, a tax preparation software company, in
1989. He held a number of positions during his 14 years with TLS, including vice president
of product development, programming and support.
CCH also said Tom Blazek, CPA, a 10-year veteran of CCH and TLS, will succeed Roth as
manager of electronic product development in Cedar Rapids. Blazek most recently worked as
product development team leader, developing sophisticated software for securities and
human resources research and compliance.
Blazek is a resident of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
About CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., was founded in 1913 and has served
four generations of business professionals and their clients. The company produces more
than 700 electronic and print products for the tax, legal, securities, human resources,
health care and small business markets. CCH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer
U.S. The CCH web site can be accessed at www.cch.com.
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