Experian appoints telecoms market head for EMEA

Experian appoints telecoms market head for EMEA

Nottingham, UK, 19 January 2010 — Experian®, the global information services company, today announced the appointment of Tim Barber as Telecoms Market Director for EMEA. Tim is responsible for driving Experian’s telecoms market strategy across the organisation’s broad portfolio of products and services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Tim has extensive experience gained from working closely with major telecoms operators throughout EMEA. Prior to joining Experian he was EMEA General Manager at SpinVox. He has also held senior sales and marketing positions for organisations including Amdocs, SurfKitchen, SmartTrust and Nortel Networks.

David Groom, Managing Director of Experian’s Decision Analytics division in EMEA, said: “Network evolution, technology convergence and the explosive growth of multi-media services expose telecoms operators to new opportunities and threats. Experian’s data, software and analytics capabilities are proven to be hugely beneficial in a telecoms environment.  Tim will be responsible for further developing our strategy to help telcos more effectively manage risk, control costs and improve the customer experience.”

Experian has a strong heritage in the telecoms sector. Eight of the top 10 mobile operators in EMEA are Experian clients, relying on the data, software and analytics from the company’s credit and marketing services portfolios. 


Chantal Heckford / Jen Comerford / Duncan Skehens
Lansons Communications
020 7490 8828
chantalh@lansons.com / jenniferc@lansons.com / duncans@lansons.com

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.

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 31 March 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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