CCH Tax and Accounting Names Valentine as Director of Marketing Communications

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., July 16, 2004) – Eva Valentine has joined CCH Tax and Accounting (CCH) as Director of Marketing Communications. Valentine will drive strategy for all marketing communications, including promotions, direct mail, advertising and related activities for CCH (, a leading provider of integrated tax information and software solutions and a Wolters Kluwer company.

"Eva has a proven track record of more than 24 years of leadership helping Fortune multinational companies establish integrated brand equities," said Mike Sabbatis, CCH Tax and Accounting’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "She will provide leadership in reinforcing CCH’s position as the professional’s first choice for integrated software, research and productivity solutions."

Valentine has managed her own marketing agency, providing clients with brand strategy, communications and advertising solutions. Previous positions also include Director, Corporate Branding and Marketing Communications, for U.S. Robotics and a Senior Manager of Brand and Marketing Communications for Motorola, Inc. Valentine holds a Motorola patent, a Clio award for package design and POPAI awards for in-store merchandising. Valentine has a Bachelor’s degree in visual communications and graphic design and an MBA in marketing and management.

About CCH Tax and Accounting

CCH Tax and Accounting (, based in Riverwoods, Ill., is a leading provider of tax and accounting information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals and their clients since 1913. Among its market leading products are The ProSystem fx Office, CCH Tax Research NetWork, CCH Accounting Research Manager and the U.S. Master Tax Guide. CCH Tax and Accounting is a Wolters Kluwer company ( Wolters Kluwer NV is a leading multinational publisher and information services company, with annual revenues (2003) of EUR 3.4 billion and approximately 19,500 employees worldwide.

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