Experian makes Senior Appointment in Australia and New Zealand

Experian makes Senior Appointment in Australia and New Zealand

Experian appoints Paul Vescovi to lead Australia and New Zealand business operation

Australia - March 7, 2008 - Experian®, the global information services company, today announced the appointment of Paul Vescovi to the position of Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand.

Paul has spent several years running successful operations across a wide range of industry sectors.  He has held a number of senior management positions, including with Alinta, a leading energy infrastructure company, and spent eight years with PwC Consulting where he worked in China, Japan, United States and Australia.  His major achievements include driving a software development program, building a professional services business in China, and management of large scale integration programs (post acquisition).  He has extensive experience in freelance consulting roles at Coles Myer, TXU and Telstra, managing initiatives related to software development as well as business integration.

Prior to this appointment, Paul was Marketing Solutions Director for Australia and New Zealand since September 2007.  In his new role, Paul reports to Ken Sansom, President, Experian Asia Pacific.  He is responsible for the continued leadership and delivery of business growth of the Experian product portfolios in the two countries.

Paul has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) and a Master of Science from The University of Melbourne.

About Experian
Experian® is a global leader in providing information, analytical and marketing services to organisations 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 organisations 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 organisations from financial services, retail and catalogue, 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 (£1.9 billion/€2.8 billion).

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