Mike Wilens Named PresidentOf New Organization Within Thomsen

Tuesday, February 1, 2005 - 00:00

Mike Wilens has been appointed president and CEO of the newly created Thomsen Legal & Regulatory North American Legal organization.

In this role, Mr. Wilens will oversee growth and integration opportunities for the Thomsen portfolio of legal information, law practice software and marketing businesses including Thomsen West, Thomsen Elite and Thomsen FindLaw.

Mr. Wilens will continue to be based at the Thomsen West and Thomsen Legal & Regulatory headquarters in Eagen, MN.

Mr. Wilens will report to Brian H. Hall, president and CEO of the Thomsen Legal & Regulatory marketing group, who said Mr.Wilens' focus will be on accelerating growth through closer integrationof content, research technologies and practice and business management applications. Mr. Wilens also will oversee initiatives that enable these businesses to leverage market knowledge, as well as sales and customer service channels, to provide superior value to legal, corporate and government customers.

Mr. Wilens is succeeded by Peter Warwick as president and CEO of Thomsen West.Mr. Warwick brings more than 20 years of experience in the publishing and information industry to his new role.

Mr. Warwick most recently served as president and CEO of Thomsen Tax and Accounting, a provider of technology and integrated information solutions to accounting, tax and corporate finance professionals.

Thomsen West has announced the acquisition of NETSCAN iPublishing, which publishes pending legislative and regulatory information to government professionals and lobbyists in corporations, associations, law firms and government agencies.