Experian Executives to Address Topical Industry Issues at Telecommunications and Utility Conferences

Costa Mesa, Calif. — Feb. 19, 2008 — Experian®, a global information services company, will address topics pivotal to communications and energy companies at two major industry conferences this month: the Telecommunications Risk Management Association (TRMA) Spring Conference in Las Vegas, Nev., and the Platts Credit and Collections for Utilities Conference in Miami, Fla. 

“Experian and its staff are industry experts, and we have our finger on the pulse of what is important to our clients’ businesses in these industries,” said Zaydoon H. Munir, senior vice president, Marketing, Product and Data Development, Experian. It is an honor to be represented at such high-profile conferences.”

TRMA Spring Conference, Feb. 19–21 
Alison Colquhoun, head of Vertical Markets, Experian, will speak on a panel entitled Credit Risk in the Under-Banked Consumer Segment. This session will explore the characteristics of the emerging consumer marketplace, how this population views credit reporting and their attitudes toward utilizing mainstream financial services. 

Rick D’Angona, acting chief information security officer, Experian-North America, will present a case study for the workshop named Are You Gambling with Your Customers’ Privacy? D’Angona will share Experian’s best-in-class approach to data security and will discuss best practices for securing data and how to strike a balance between human and technological controls. 

Experian has been chosen to receive the “Best in Class” Award from TRMA, which ranked Experian the top business affiliate for the fourth consecutive ranking period.

Platts Credit and Collections for Utilities Conference, Feb. 26–28
Laura DeSoto, senior vice president, Strategic Initiatives, Experian, will speak at a workshop entitled Enhance Collections through Full-File Credit Reporting, which will address improving utility customer payment behavior by implementing a systematic process to report monthly payments to credit reporting companies while improving the utilities’ days sales outstanding. Joining DeSoto in the workshop will be Michelle LaWall, project manager, Collections, PPL Electric Utilities and Jeff Moran, director, Credit and Collections, DTE Energy.

Dan Buell, vice president, Collections, Experian, will address maximizing collections revenue as a moderator on the panel entitled Improve Revenue Recovery through Process Optimization among Billing, Credit and Collections, Call Centers, and Regulators. Joining Buell is Richard Fox, vice president, Customer Operations, Aqua America Inc.; Dave Aimone, senior manager, Customer Billing and Analysis, NW Natural;Alan Schott, vice president, Finance and Accounting, Baldwin EMC and Connie McIntyre, vice president, Customer Experience, AGL Resources.

For more information on Experian’s Communications and Energy group, please call 1 888 414 1120 or visit http://www.experian.com/tec/index.html.

About Experian
Experian is a global leader in providing information, analytical and marketing services to organizations and consumers to help manage the risk and reward of commercial and financial decisions. Combining its unique information tools and deep understanding of individuals, markets and economies, Experian partners with organizations around the world to establish and strengthen customer relationships and provide their businesses with competitive advantage. For consumers, Experian delivers critical information that enables them to make financial and purchasing decisions with greater control and confidence. Clients include organizations from financial services, retail and catalog, telecommunications, utilities, media, insurance, automotive, leisure, e-commerce, manufacturing, property and government sectors. Experian Group Limited is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. It has corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, and operational headquarters in Costa Mesa, Calif., and Nottingham, UK. Experian employs approximately 15,500 people in 36 countries worldwide, supporting clients in more than 65 countries. Annual sales are in excess of $3.8 billion.

For more information, visit the Group’s Web site on www.experiangroup.com.

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Contact:
Susan Henson
Experian Public Relations
1 714 830 5129 Telephone
susan.henson@experian.com Email

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