Experian Appoints Shigeto Omori to Lead Japanese Business

Experian Appoints Shigeto Omori to lead Japanese Business

May 25, 2009 – Tokyo, Japan – Experian®, the global information services company, today announced that Shigeto Omori has been appointed Chief Operating Officer at Experian Japan KK.

Omori, whose career spans 35 years in Japan’s banking and finance sector, will report directly to Ken Sansom, President of Asia Pacific and interim-Managing Director of Japan. Ken Sansom commented: “We are delighted to have an experienced Japanese banking and finance professional to lead and expand our business in Japan. Omori possesses 35 years experience and has an impressive understanding of the markets our Japanese clients operate in.”

As head of Experian Japan KK, Omori will be responsible for expanding the company’s range of global risk management, credit services and marketing products in Japan.  He will also serve as a trusted advisor to Japanese government regulators during this time of change in the country’s money lending laws.

Omori started his banking career with Fuji (Mizuho), and took up business development positions in American Express and most recently, lead Shinsei Bank’s credit risk management team for its retail portfolio.

Margaret Lam
VP of Marketing, Asia Pacific
Tel: +852 2839 5276
Email: margaret.lam@hk.experian.com

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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 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 15,500 people in 38 countries worldwide, supporting clients in over 65 countries around the world. Revenue for the year ended 31 March 2008 was $4bn.

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