CCH Names Bob Dias Vice President, Product and Segment Management

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., May 16, 2007) – CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business announced today that it has named Bob Dias as Vice President of Product and Segment Management. CCH is a leading provider of tax, audit and accounting information, software and services (

In this new position, Dias will provide overall leadership for CCH’s Product Management and Market Segment organizations in serving tax and accounting professionals as a strategic partner.

“Throughout his career, Bob has championed the importance of focusing on customers and serving them best by first and foremost understanding their needs,” said CCH President Mike Sabbatis. “His dedication to customer awareness is unmatched. As a customer-focused organization, CCH will benefit even further from Bob’s insight and leadership in his new role on the executive team.”

“I’m thrilled with the opportunity to lead our Product and Segment Management team as we continue to work to apply in-depth customer knowledge to the creation and delivery of innovative, integrated solutions for tax and accounting professionals,” said Dias.

Dias joined CCH in 1979, and throughout his career has held a series of leadership positions in sales and marketing. Most recently, he served as CCH Director of Segment Management, and also led global customer-focused initiatives for the Wolters Kluwer Tax, Accounting & Legal division.  In other roles at CCH, Dias was Director of Product Management for the ProSystem fx suite and Product Manager for ProSystem fx Tax.

A resident of Hermosa Beach, Calif., Dias has two daughters, ages 6 and 9.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from New Jersey City University.  

About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business

CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business ( is a leading provider of tax, audit 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™, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. CCH is based in Riverwoods, Ill.

Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and publishing company. The company provides products and services for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal and regulatory, and education sectors. Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2006) of €3.7 billion, employs approximately 19,900 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, visit

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