President & CEO
Health Learning, Research & Practice
Cathy Wolfe is President and CEO of the Health Learning, Research & Practice (Health LRP) business. Health LRP provides lifelong learning, research and practice information solutions for healthcare practitioners, researchers and students globally. With customers in more than 200 countries, its product lines are recognized globally— Ovid medical research platform, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) journals, Lippincott books and nursing solutions, and Medknow publishing services.
Ms. Wolfe has more than 20 years of experience in vertical product solutions for print, online and digital formats with a customer-centered approach to development and transformation.
In 2015, Wolters Kluwer integrated the Lippincott books and nursing solutions business with its Medical Research business under Ms. Wolfe’s leadership. Prior to her position at Health LRP, Ms. Wolfe was the CEO of Medical Research, where she put in place an Executive Leadership team that represents its global business with representation from the US, UK, The Netherlands, Finland, India, and New Zealand.
Prior to her positions with the Wolters Kluwer Health Division, Ms. Wolfe was CEO of Wolters Kluwer UK, a leading provider of tax, accounting, employment, human resources, health and safety information and consultancy services. A veteran of Wolters Kluwer since 1993, she has held key leadership positions in the US and the UK, with a track record of delivering strong results and innovation. During her time at Wolters Kluwer, Ms. Wolfe has led numerous large and complex technology and product development initiatives that have resulted in the launch of innovative digital solutions that combine software, services and information. She led, for example, a team that developed the tax and accounting industry’s first Internet tax research system in 1996.
Ms. Wolfe holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and earned a BA degree in English from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York