Costa Mesa, Calif., Nov. 30, 2009 — Experian®, the global information services company, has appointed Jim Fitzpatrick as Global Chief Information Officer.
Fitzpatrick reports to Mike DeVico, Group President, Global Technology Services at Experian. As Global CIO, Fitzpatrick is responsible for the development and implementation of Experian’s technology strategy and deployment policy, as well as enhancing service delivery quality and integrating global operations. His appointment follows the retirement of Mel Mason, former Experian Global CIO.
Fitzpatrick joins Experian from information technology consulting firm Integnology Inc., where he served as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this position, he was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Intuit Inc., where he drove the strategic use of technology to improve the company’s offerings and service capabilities. Prior to Intuit, Fitzpatrick was a Senior Vice President at Sabre and American Express.
“Experian’s data, software and analytics play a vital role in helping support established and emerging economies,” said DeVico. “Jim’s leadership will help further fuel the technology innovation that supports our people and clients around the globe.”
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.
Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2009, was $3.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and São Paulo, Brazil.
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