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Experian appoints Head of Utilities in UK and Ireland

Nottingham, UK, 23 November 2009 – Experian®, the global information services company, today announced the appointment of Martyn Cladingbowl as Head of Utilities for the UK and Ireland.

Martyn will be responsible for developing Experian’s utilities propositions, providing credit and marketing services to support energy and water companies’ customer acquisition, customer management and collections strategies.

Prior to joining Experian, Martyn spent 10 years at Centrica, where he developed credit risk, collections and fraud strategies for British Gas. He also spent three years providing consultancy to organisations in the utilities sector.

Charlotte Hogg, Managing Director, Experian UK & Ireland, commented: “Martyn’s extensive experience in the utility sector will further enhance Experian’s ability to provide utility companies with the tools they require to find and acquire new customers, and more effectively and efficiently manage those they already have.”

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About Experian

Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 65 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft.

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 plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index.  Experian has corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland and has operational headquarters in Costa Mesa, California and Nottingham, UK.  The Group employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 countries worldwide, supporting clients in over 65 countries around the world. Total Group revenue for the year ended 31 March 2009 was $3.9bn.

For more information, visit http://www.experianplc.com.


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