Ian Rhind is the chief
executive officer of Wolters Kluwer Audit, Risk & Compliance where he is
responsible for the overall growth and the strategic direction of the
company’s audit, risk and compliance portfolio. He reports directly to the
chief executive officer of Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting.
Rhind has more than 25 years experience in the information services and
publishing industries. Before being named CEO of Wolters Kluwer Audit, Risk
& Compliance, Rhind was president and chief executive officer of CCH
Canadian where he was in charge of the overall growth and operations of the
company. Prior to that Rhind was vice president of Tax Compliance Software
for CCH Canadian, where he oversaw the company’s complete line of tax
preparation software, including Taxprep, the best-selling professional tax
software in Canada.
Prior to joining CCH Canadian, Rhind was a
senior vice president for Trader.com, a global web-based classified
advertising business. Previously he had been a vice president and general
manager with Southam Inc., responsible for overseeing the company's
multi-industry professional publishing unit. He also founded and served as
vice president of a successful Canadian-based book publishing and
Rhind holds an executive MBA from the
University of Toronto and studied literature and philosophy at Trent
University in Peterborough, Ontario.