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CCH INCORPORATED Names Bonar Publisher For Federal And State Tax Group
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., January 23, 2002) CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading
provider of tax and business law information and software announced today that James de
Gaspé Bonar has been named publisher of its Federal and State Tax (FAST) group. He
succeeds Kevin Robert, who recently was named president and CEO of CCH Tax Compliance.
Most recently Bonar was president and CEO of CCH Canadian, CCH INCORPORATEDs $41
million sister-company based in Toronto. As publisher of the FAST group, Bonar will be
responsible for U. S. Publishings largest business unit. The countrys most
respected and largest provider of federal, state, international and estate tax law
information and software, the CCH FAST unit produces 150 Internet, CD-ROM and print
products for tax, accounting, legal and financial planning professionals and corporations.
Its most noted products include the CCH Internet Tax Research NetWork, available on
Tax.CCHGroup, the tax and accounting destination site, CCH Client Relate, U.S.
Master Tax Guide and the Standard Federal Tax Reporter.
"James brings an extensive and valuable range of publishing management, product
development, marketing and sales experience to FAST," said Rebecca K. Hensley,
president and CEO, CCH U.S. Publishing. "Through his strategic planning efforts over
the past few years, CCH Canadian has grown into that countrys number-one provider of
tax law information and software for accounting professionals."
Under Bonars leadership, CCH Canadian pursued an aggressive product development
program, launching more than 125 new print and electronic products. He also oversaw the
companys successful migration of products to the web and the development of its
market-leading Internet research services.
Bonar has 15 years of publishing experience and joined CCH Canadian five years ago.
Prior to being named CEO of the company, he held positions as vice president of sales,
marketing and customer satisfaction and general manager of the companys
French-language subsidiary, Publications CCH ltée.
Before joining CCH Canadian, he was vice president and publisher of Sogides ltée, the
leading French-language trade book company in Canada. He also was head of Literature and
Publishing for the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Canada and a
literary awards officer for the Canada Council.
About CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., was founded in 1913 and has served
five generations of business professionals and their clients. The company annually
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 North America. The CCH web site can be accessed at cch.com, and its destination site for tax and
accounting professionals is tax.cchgroup.com
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