Experian®, the global information services company, has appointed Daniel Zelenski as Country Manager, Russia & CIS, effective immediately. Until this appointment Daniel served as the Head of Experian’s Decision Analytics division based in Moscow. In his new role, Daniel will lead the Decision Analytics, represent Experian interest in joint-venture Experian-Interfax credit bureau as well as will have responsibility for all Experian activities in Russia and CIS.
Daniel joined Experian in July 2004. In June 2005 a branch of Experian Decision Analytics was established in Moscow under the name of Experian-Scorex Russia Ltd., which largely contributed to the expansion of the company in the CIS region. As head of Decision Analytics, Daniel has driven substantial growth and client satisfaction in the market. The division currently serves over 40 clients in Russia and CIS, including some of the leading financial services institutions.
Daniel Zelenski started his business career at Visa International CEMEA Headquarters in London, and then moved to Russia in 2000 to support the establishmentof Visa International Moscow Representative Office where he worked for over 4 years as a Country Support Manager. Daniel holds a BA in Financial Services (UK) and worked on a number of retail banking projects in Russia.
Commenting on this appointment, Rick Gallagher, Managing Director, EMEA Emerging Markets, said: “Russia and CIS remain important markets for Experian, and the region represents an opportunity for continued investment in our Decision Analytics and Credit Bureau businesses as well as other new opportunities from the Experian global portfolio of solutions. Daniel has established Decision Analytics in the region where we serve as a key risk management, data, and analytics partner to many of the leading financial institutions. We are pleased to have him lead all of our businesses in Russia.”
Experian Interfax is one of the leading Russian credit bureaus serving 200 financial institutions and companies. It was set up in October 2004 by Experian and Interfax Group, a leading provider of business information about Russia and emerging markets of Eurasia.
For further information on the press release please contact:
Beatriz Sanjuán, Media Relations Experian Decision Analytics EMEAI
Tel: +34 617 390 451