Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory Solutions announced the appointment of Gregory Samios as president & CEO of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, effective Sept. 8. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business is a leading global provider of intelligent solutions and expertise for legal and business compliance professionals, and is part of the Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory Solutions division. Samios succeeds former Law & Business President & CEO Robert Lemmond.
An information-industry leader, Samios is dedicated to understanding customer needs and delivering solutions that help make them more successful. He brings a strong track record of success in the information services industry, with 20 years of strategy, development and business leadership experience and a proven ability to drive business growth.
Samios joins Wolters Kluwer from Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions, where he served as the president of Health Programs, successfully expanding innovative online product and service offerings and customer-focused solutions that resulted in significant growth. Samios also held senior executive positions in professional publishing at Reed Elsevier, including president of the medical education and communications division Excerpta Media, 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.
“Professionals turn to Law & Business when they need actionable insight and information, and as we integrate our trusted expertise, customer understanding and new technologies, we’re helping our customers make critical decisions with confidence in new ways,” said Stacey Caywood, CEO, Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory Solutions. “I’m very pleased that Greg will now carry forward Law & Business’s innovative, customer-centered mandate, with a continued emphasis on execution excellence and growth.”
“I am honored to join Wolters Kluwer Law & Business at such an exciting time,” said Samios.“With the company’s strong customer focus and significant ongoing investment in content, technology and services, we are committed to continuing to find new ways to help our customers be their best.”