WALTHAM, Mass–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wolters
Kluwer, Health announces today the appointment of Greg Samios,
President & CEO of Health Learning, Research & Practice (HLRP). The HLRP
business provides health solutions that help clinical professionals
learn, practice, conduct research and advance their careers using
market-leading tools and evidence-based information. Samios succeeds
Cathy Wolfe who will become the President & CEO of the Emerging &
Developing Markets group. Samios will report to Diana
Nole, CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health.
Samios is an experienced executive in the health and legal information
industries with a 25-year track record of successfully leading
content-based businesses in driving transformation and growth. Most
recently, he led Wolters Kluwer’s Legal & Regulatory US business where
he transformed the business and returned it to growth by accelerating
customer-focused product development and driving operational excellence.
Among his accomplishments were the launch of innovative research and
workflow products for legal practitioners, law school students, and
business and health compliance professionals on a global scale.
“As a seasoned leader, Greg will bring great experience to HLRP. He has
a very strong background in healthcare information solutions coupled
with deep insights into customer needs and industry trends. Greg will be
leading our next evolution of delivering expert solutions to our
customers, fully benefitting from our investment in advanced
technologies,” said Diana Nole, CEO of Wolters Kluwer, Health.
Samios joined Wolters Kluwer in 2014 from Kaplan Test Prep and
Admissions where he served as the President of Health Programs
successfully transitioning the company from classroom models to online
education, and returning the business to growth. In this role, he
rapidly expanded the business’s digital product and service offerings,
broadened its geographic footprint, and developed its leading digital
marketing capabilities. Prior to that, he held senior executive global
positions in Reed Elsevier, including President of the medical education
and communications division Excerpta Medica, and Senior Vice President
of Strategy and Development for Elsevier Health Sciences, where he
expanded the company’s position in high-growth areas and further
advanced its business leadership position.
Samios earned an MBA at Duke University and graduated from the
University of Rochester with a B.S. and M.S. in Engineering. He is an
advisor and mentor to several early stage health information and
education businesses and has lectured on healthcare innovation at Duke
About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global provider of professional
information, software solutions, and services for physicians, nurses,
accountants, lawyers, tax specialists, and finance, audit, compliance,
and regulatory sectors.
The company provides expert solutions – a combination of deep domain
knowledge with specialized technology and services – that help
professionals navigate change, solve complex problems, and deliver
impact in their respective fields.
Headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, Wolters Kluwer
holds market-leading positions in 40 countries globally, represents
customers across 180 countries and employs 18,600 people worldwide. In
2018, it reported annual revenues of €4.3 billion.
Wolters Kluwer provides trusted clinical technology and evidence-based
solutions that engage clinicians, patients, researchers and students
with advanced clinical decision support, learning and research and
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