Experian appoints Chief Executive Officer for UK & EMEA

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Experian appoints Chief Executive Officer for UK & EMEA

Nottingham, UK, 18 April 2008 - Experian®, the global information services company, today announced that Victor Nichols has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, UK & EMEA.  Prior to his appointment, Victor was Group President of Experian Interactive, Experian’s global online marketing business.

Victor will report to Don Robert, Chief Executive Officer, Experian Group.  As CEO, UK & EMEA, Victor will be directly responsible for driving Experian’s continued growth in key territories and vertical markets.  Tiku Patel, Managing Director of Experian UK & Ireland, will report to Victor.

Victor joined Experian in 2007 as Chief Operating Officer of Experian Interactive and possesses 27 years experience in the finance and technology sectors.  Prior to joining Experian, Victor was Chief Information Officer for Wells Fargo & Company, where he was responsible for all of the core technology activities for Wells Fargo Bank.

Don Robert, Chief Executive Officer of Experian, commented:

“Victor possesses first-class commercial insight and a proven track record in delivering impressive business results both domestically and internationally.  These attributes, combined with his exceptional execution skills and a deep understanding of the markets our clients operate in, make him the natural choice to accelerate Experian’s continued growth in the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.”




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