(NEW YORK, NY, September 7, 2017) — Two Wolters Kluwer leaders have been recognized nationally as among the top in the profession by prominent tax and accounting publication, Accounting Today. In its newly published list of “Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting” for 2017, Accounting Today named Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting Global Division CEO, Karen Abramson, and Jason Marx, CEO of Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting, North America, to the annual list of top thought leaders and visionaries who are shaping the profession.
Accounting Today recognized Abramson for “leaving her mark on the desktops, laptops, tablets and smartphones of countless accountants” as leader of one of the largest providers of tools to the tax and accounting profession. Marx was honored for his leadership in “leveraging the cloud and smart technology in a steady stream of useful tools and upgrades that get right to the needs of practitioners.”
Accounting Today selected the honorees from a long list of thought leaders and change-makers in the profession that included top executives, regulators, firm managing partners, educators, consultants and others. Both Abramson and Marx have been named to the list in previous years.
This honor comes at the heels of other prestigious industry recognition for Abramson, including two Silver Stevie Awards for Executive of the Year (Financial Services) and Woman of the Year (Computer Software) in the 2017 International Business Awards as well as Silver and Bronze leadership awards from the 2017 Golden Bridge Awards.
View the complete list of Accounting Today’s 2017 Top 100 Most Influential People here.
About Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting
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Wolters Kluwer Tax and 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. Wolters Kluwer reported 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 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).