Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting Names Tennola to Lead Business Development

Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting (WK TAA), a global leader in providing tax and accounting law information, software and services, has named Paul Tennola as Vice President of Business Development.

Tennola will focus on the continued implementation of Wolters Kluwer’s strategic plans for best serving tax and accounting professionals worldwide by finding new market opportunities and successfully managing business development activities throughout WK TAA’s four businesses: CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business; CCH Asia Pacific; CCH Small Firm Services; and CCH Canadian.

“This is a very exciting time in the tax and accounting industry and for Wolters Kluwer Tax and Accounting,” said Kevin Robert, WK TAA CEO. “As we reach new heights in terms of the size of our business and our global reach, I am very pleased to have someone with Paul’s extensive experience in business development, finance and overall business management to drive growth.” Tennola will report to Robert.

Tennola has 19 years experience in business development, merger and acquisitions, finance and strategic planning. Throughout his career, he has held a series of positions leading different business processes to help drive top performance. Prior to joining WK TAA, Tennola served as Business Development Group Vice President for SunGard Data Systems, where he was responsible for directing all partnership and merger and acquisition activities.

As the Chief Operating Officer / Chief Financial Officer of DerivaTech, Inc., Tennola led strategic development activities, including planning, budgeting, process and organizational improvements, as well as directedoperations, financial, treasury, information technology, legal, human resources and administrative functions. He also served as a Vice President at GE Financial where he directed all business development activities.

“I’m honored to join Wolters Kluwer and look forward to advancing CCH’s leadership as a strategic partner to tax and accounting professionals worldwide,” Tennola said.

A long-time resident of the Midwest, Tennola is a graduate of Indiana University, with a bachelor of science degree in finance. He also is a Six Sigma Master Black Belt.

You may like these other stories...

Event Date: May 29, 2014 In this presentation Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA brings you up to speed on the Excel feature you should be using, but probably aren't. The Table feature offers the ability to both...
No field likes its buzzwords more than technology, and one of today's leading terms is "the cloud." But it's not just a matter of knowing what's fashionable. Accounting professionals who know how to use...
There is a growing trend of accountants moving away from traditional compliance work to more advisory work. Client demand is there, but it is up to the accountants to capitalize on that. What should accountants' roles be...

Upcoming CPE Webinars

Apr 22
Is everyone at your organization meeting your client service expectations? Let client service expert, Kristen Rampe, CPA help you establish a reputation of top-tier service in every facet of your firm during this one hour webinar.
Apr 24
In this session Excel expert David Ringstrom, CPA introduces you to a powerful but underutilized macro feature in Excel.
Apr 25
This material focuses on the principles of accounting for non-profit organizations' revenues. It will include discussions of revenue recognition for cash and non-cash contributions as well as other revenues commonly received by non-profit organizations.
Apr 30
During the second session of a four-part series on Individual Leadership, the focus will be on time management- a critical success factor for effective leadership. Each person has 24 hours of time to spend each day; the key is making wise investments and knowing what investments yield the greatest return.