News release: 18 September 2008
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Experian promotes Gavin Snell to head up credit services consumer business

Nottingham, UK, 17 September 2008 – Experian¨, the global information services company, today announced that Gavin Snell has been promoted to General Manager of Experian UK & Ireland's, Credit Services Consumer Business.

Responsible for running Experian's core consumer credit reference business, consumer operations and Experian Background Checking, Gavin will report to Phil Cotter, Managing Director, Credit Services, Experian UK & Ireland.

Gavin joins the Consumer Business after enjoying senior sales and general management positions in the UK, South Africa, Australia and most recently, Experian's Nordics business, where he was Chief Operating Officer. 

Gavin comments: "Experian has a hugely successful track record in the provision of Consumer Information data, analytics, software and consulting services.  I am excited about the opportunity to build on that reputation together with a very talented team. Current market conditions demand even greater emphasis on the smart interpretation of data to make more profitable decisions and our research and development efforts will be relentless."

Phil Cotter comments: "Gavin has excelled in every role he has undertaken for Experian, and this appointment will drive Experian's momentum in the consumer credit services market.  Gavin's knowledge and experience will help ensure we continue to provide significant insight, innovation and outstanding service to our clients".