CCH Leaders Recognized By Top Tax and Accounting Publications

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., October 6, 2009) – Prominent tax and accounting publications, Accounting Today and The CPA Technology Advisor, have just honored five CCH leaders as among the top in the profession. CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business, is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (

Robert, Sabbatis Among “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting”

Kevin Robert, CEO of Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting and CCH President Mike Sabbatis have been named to Accounting Today’s “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting” for 2009. The annual list encompasses the top professionals who lead the way in shaping the current and future direction of accounting.

Accounting Today recognized Robert for expanding CCH’s GRC footprint with the acquisition of Axentis and upgrading CCH Sword risk controls solution. Sabbatis was honored for leading significant investments in CCH products, including the launch of the powerful IntelliConnect platform. Robert and Sabbatis, well-known in the profession, have also been recognized by Accounting Today in previous years.

CCH Leads the List for “Top 40 under 40”

CCH’s Director of Research Product Management, Tanya Rose; Director of Federal and State Tax Editorial, Tracy Mortenson; and Director of Software Development, Emad Georgy; were honored by The CPA Technology Advisor as three of the nation’s “Top 40 under 40” recognizing tomorrow’s leaders in tax and accounting.

Rose joins the list for the first time this year. Mortenson and Georgy have been recognized in previous years for their leadership in the profession.

CCH has more professionals on the list than any other organization. The CPA Technology Advisor selected 40 professionals, all under the age of 40, based on their current leadership in and around the field of public accounting, and for the role they appear ready to assume in guiding the profession into the future.

“The professionals selected for the 40 Under 40 exemplify the innovative and technology-embracing mindset that accounting and tax practices will need in their leadership in order to succeed,” said The CPA Technology Advisor Executive Editor M. Darren Root, CPA.CITP.

About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business

CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business ( is a leading provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. Among its market-leading products are The ProSystem fx® Suite, CCH® TeamMate, CCH® Axentis, CorpSystem®, CCH® IntelliConnect™, 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 sectors. Wolters Kluwer had 2008 annual revenues of €3.4 billion, employs approximately 20,000 people worldwide, and maintains operations in over 35 countries across Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Visit for information about our market positions, customers, brands, and organization.

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