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James Taylor
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Experian Appoints Global Chief Information Officer

Nottingham, UK, 18 August 2008 – Experian®, the global information services company, today announced that it has promoted Mel Mason to Global Chief Information Officer (CIO). He was previously Managing Director of Technology Services for Experian UK & Ireland.

The Global CIO is a new role within Experian, reporting to Mike DeVico, Group President, Experian Americas.  Mason is responsible for the development and implementation of a common technology strategy and deployment policy as well as enhancing service delivery quality, integrating data centres and networks, and improving overall operating efficiencies across Experian businesses globally.

Mel joined Experian in 2003 from GUS’s Home Shopping division where he spent 12 years as IT Director, and also had responsibility for Customer Service and Credit. Previously he spent 17 years at Tesco, progressing to become deputy to the IT Director.

Mel Mason, Global Chief Information Officer at Experian commented: “Experian is known for the power of its information and analytics solutions.  It is absolutely vital that these are underpinned with the best technology infrastructure supported by the best technologists. We have strong teams of IT professionals in our business who enhance our ability to introduce innovative products for our clients around the world.”

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