Wolters Kluwer N.V. has appointed Rafael Sidi as Senior Vice President & General Manager of the Health Research segment. Sidi succeeds Vikram Savkar who is now the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Wolters Kluwer Compliance Solutions. Sidi reports to Stacey Caywood, CEO, Wolters Kluwer Health.

Sidi brings more than 20 years of experience in the research information services industry with a strong track record of delivering growth through digital transformation and product innovation. Throughout his career, Sidi?s success has been anchored by a consistent focus on understanding customer workflows and building strong team engagement. Sidi brings solid experience in driving growth through business transformation of large organizations.

In previous roles, he oversaw content aggregation, researcher workflow and licensing businesses, launching multiple new industry-recognized workflow solutions as well as data-driven and task-based products. He has previously led product development and publishing groups and has played instrumental roles in M&A. Sidi?s visionary approach helped bring many productivity tools to the research community, including text and data mining solutions. Sidi?s extensive background includes leadership roles at Clarivate, ProQuest, and Elsevier.

As Global Head of Strategy for Academia & Government at Clarivate, he led the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) and Web of Science Editorial teams.