(NEW YORK, N.Y., November 1, 2016) – Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting CEO Karen Abramson has been recognized nationally as among the most powerful women in the accounting profession by CPA Practice Advisor. This is the second time that Abramson has made the list, and comes on the heels of being recognized by Accounting Today as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People.
The “Most Powerful Women in Accounting” recognizes female leaders who are making the greatest impact on the tax and accounting profession. Finalists were selected based on their contributions to the accounting industry; initiatives and actions they have started that made a difference within their organization; their personal leadership; community involvement; and mentorship of future women leaders.
Abramson heads Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting, the leading provider of software and services for the professional tax market and the largest division within Wolters Kluwer. Under her leadership, she has spearheaded the launch of award-winning products, held customer forums across the globe, and driven technology and innovation across the organization and market. Abramson is featured in the October issue of the CPA Practice Advisor. Through the Most Powerful Women in Accounting awards, CPA Practice Advisor celebrates the increasing presence of women at the highest positions in accounting firms and organizations that oversee the profession, and recognizes those who have had the most impact.
“These leaders are setting new standards for professionalism within accounting, and are shaping the profession through their work as partners, mentors, innovators and thought leaders,” said Gail Perry, Editor-in-Chief of CPA Practice Advisor.
About Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting is a leading provider of software solutions and local expertise that helps tax, accounting, and audit professionals research and navigate complex regulations, comply with legislation, manage their businesses and advise clients with speed, accuracy and efficiency.
Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting is part of Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL), a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.
Wolters Kluwer reported 2015 annual revenues of €4.2 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.
Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. Wolters Kluwer has a sponsored Level 1 American Depositary Receipt program. The ADRs are traded on the over-the-counter market in the U.S. (WTKWY).