Experian appoints Managing Director for UK & Ireland

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James Russell
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Experian appoints Managing Director for UK & Ireland

Nottingham, UK, 20 August 2008 - Experian®, the global information services company, today announced that Charlotte Hogg has been appointed as Managing Director, UK & Ireland. 

Charlotte will report to Victor Nichols, CEO UK & EMEA, Experian. Starting in her new role on 1st September 2008, Charlotte will be responsible for driving the company’s continued profitable growth across its Credit Services, Marketing Services, Interactive, Strategic Accounts and Decision Analytics business lines.  Experian’s UK and Ireland senior management team will report to Charlotte.

Prior to her appointment, Charlotte was an executive of Discover Financial Services and ran the NYSE listed company’s UK credit card business, Goldfish.  She was responsible for the UK business’s strategic direction and operations and was instrumental in the sale of its Goldfish business to Barclays Bank plc earlier in 2008. 

Charlotte has also worked for Morgan Stanley as Managing Director, Strategy Planning where she led the development of corporate strategy for the company’s Board of Directors.   Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Charlotte was a Principal at McKinsey & Company, focusing in financial services.

Victor Nichols, CEO UK & EMEA of Experian, commented:  “Charlotte’s proven strategic management and leadership skills, together with our exceptionally strong domestic management team, will drive the next phase of Experian’s growth in the UK and Ireland.   Charlotte’s understanding of our key markets will ensure that we use the combination of our data and analytics capabilities to deliver even greater performance for our clients’ businesses.”