CCH Appoints Paul Gazzolo Vice President of Publishing

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., April 4, 2011) – CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and the leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (, announced today that Paul Gazzolo has been appointed Vice President of Publishing, effective April 4. Gazzolo will report to Mike Sabbatis, CCH President & CEO.

“CCH is leading the profession, integrating premier content into workflow solutions and delivering information through innovative online, mobile and e-book applications,” said Sabbatis. “Paul’s leadership will be critical to extending that success, providing active intelligence to our customers whenever, wherever and however they need it.”

Gazzolo joins CCH from World Book Inc., the world’s leading encyclopedia publisher. As President, he led the publisher’s digital transformation and expansion beyond libraries into K-12 classrooms with innovative curriculum products, as well as its aggressive international expansion. Previously, Paul was Chief Operating Officer of the Martindale-Hubbell division of LexisNexis Group, a $3 billion provider of information and networking resources, with responsibilities spanning strategy, revenue and profit. Paul has also held management positions at LexisNexis and Procter & Gamble.

“This is a very exciting time to be joining CCH, as it continues to invest and lead in this area,” said Gazzolo. “Building on its publishing heritage of nearly one hundred years, CCH is first in delivering award-winning solutions that deliver premier information and accurate answers, in the innovative new ways customers expect today.”

Gazzolo received his Bachelor’s degree from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y. He will be based in Riverwoods, Ill.

About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business

CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business ( is the leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services. It has served tax, accounting and business professionals since 1913. Among its market-leading solutions are The ProSystem fx® Suite, CorpSystem®, CCH® IntelliConnect®, Accounting Research Manager® and the U.S. Master Tax Guide®. CCH is based in Riverwoods, Ill. Wolters Kluwer ( is a market-leading global information services company. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

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