(RIVERWOODS, ILL., February 28, 2011) – CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and a leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (CCHGroup.com), announced today that Christian Wolfe has been appointed Vice President of Business Intelligence & Strategy, effective February 28, 2011.
As an agile, innovative and customer-focused company, CCH places special emphasis on understanding and meeting customer needs. The new Business Intelligence & Strategy unit, to be led by Wolfe, will focus on developing deeper market intelligence and customer insight to further guide the company’s investment and development efforts. Wolfe will report to Mike Sabbatis, CCH President & CEO.
“Customer insight is a driving force embedded in everything we do at CCH,” Sabbatis said. “What Christian brings to the table is the experience and ability to drive strategy with deep customer understanding and clarity around customer needs.”
Most recently, Wolfe served as Senior Managing Director, Corporate Strategy at Cushman & Wakefield, a real estate firm with offices in the major global economies. Previously, he developed an extensive background in high-tech telecommunications as Vice President, Marketing & Business Development for Level(3) Communications and while serving in the Communications/Media/Technology practice of Booz-Allen & Hamilton.
“Knowing its customers and delivering authoritative, innovative solutions are hallmarks of CCH,” said Wolfe. “I’m excited about the opportunity to build on this tradition by cultivating deeper customer intelligence that further advances CCH as a strategic partner to leading tax, accounting and audit professionals in both accounting firms and corporations.”
Wolfe received his Bachelor’s degree from Colgate University and earned an MBA from Columbia University in New York City. Additionally, he has extensive international business experience, predominantly in EMEA, Brazil and India.
About CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business
CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business (CCHGroup.com) is a 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 (www.wolterskluwer.com) 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.