McGinnis Joins North American Software Business Overseeing Medium & Large Firm Segment
(New York, NY, September 28, 2017) — The Tax and Accounting division of Wolters Kluwer is pleased to announce former Intuit executive Jim McGinnis will be joining the company as Executive Vice President & General Manager, Medium & Large Segment for the Tax & Accounting North America business unit. McGinnis will report to Jason Marx, CEO of Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting, North America, and will be part of that unit’s executive team.
“Jim is an experienced and dynamic software executive who brings operational excellence, significant leadership experience and a proven track record to Wolters Kluwer,” said Marx. “We are excited to welcome him to the business, given his deep domain expertise in professional accounting software and shared focus on innovation and the customer experience. He is a welcome addition to our strong team.”
McGinnis will lead the Medium & Large firm segment within Tax and Accounting North America, tasked with overseeing the strategy for the business across sales, marketing, customer services and product management. He is also tasked with overseeing the customer experience for this segment’s software products, growing market share and the expansion of new products and platforms.
During his time as Vice President at Intuit, McGinnis served accountants for more than six years. At various times he oversaw Product Management for the ProConnect Tax Group, led the Accountant and Advisor Group with responsibility for the launch of QuickBooks Online Accountant, and led marketing for the Accountants Professional Division. Prior to joining Intuit, McGinnis served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Activision, a global interactive gaming company. McGinnis spent the earlier part of his career in Consumer Products marketing, with successively larger roles at both Proctor & Gamble and PepsiCo. He is a recognized industry leader and speaker, selected by Accounting Today as one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in the accounting profession three times.
“I am delighted to be joining Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting, a business that I greatly admire,” said McGinnis. “I was drawn to the innovative technology coming out of the Tax and Accounting division, as well as Wolters Kluwer’s strong industry leadership. I’m eager to hit the ground running and continue to add to the success of the team, providing the Medium & Large firm segment in North America with the tools and technology they need to improve firms’ efficiency and processes.”
About Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting
Wolters Kluwer Tax and 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 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).