Experian Marketing Services appoints Thomas Schutz as SVP, general manager of Experian QAS North America
Seasoned Experian QAS veteran selected to lead organization

Boston, Mass., Oct. 26, 2010 — Experian®, the global information services company, today announced the promotion of Thomas Schutz to SVP, general manager of Experian QAS North America. Schutz brings to the role a deep understanding of industry data quality needs and initiatives. He will set strategic direction for Experian QAS North America as the business continues to expand its product portfolio and help its clients achieve accurate contact data.

“Companies are continually looking to improve their contact data quality in order to drive operational efficiencies and improve customer satisfaction,” Schutz said. “I am excited to take a greater role in a business whose best-in-class products continue to help organizations accomplish their data quality initiatives. I look forward to helping the business grow and develop in an ever-changing marketplace.”

In his previous role, Schutz was responsible for all sales and marketing operations in the United States and Canada. During his tenure, he increased revenue by 32 percent over three years. Schutz started at the company as a sales representative in 2004 and eventually worked his way to management responsibility and on to his current role.

“Tom is an experienced leader within Experian Marketing Services, and he has helped the company achieve significant growth over his tenure,” said Matt Seeley, president of Experian Marketing Services. “We expect Experian QAS to continue to expand its footprint under his guidance.”

Schutz is taking over the position from Joel Curry, who has relocated to London to become managing director of Experian QAS UK.

Erin Haselkorn
Experian Public Relations
1 617 385 6700

About Experian QAS
Experian QAS is an address data quality software pioneer. The company’s products capture, validate, cleanse, standardize and enrich customer contact information. Established in 1990 with offices throughout the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, Experian QAS provides data validation software and services to more than 10,000 customers worldwide in retail, education, health care, insurance, finance, government and other sectors. For more information, visit http://www.qas.com.

About Experian Marketing Services
Experian Marketing Services delivers best-in-breed data, analytics and platforms into multiple regions around the globe. It is focused on helping marketers more effectively target and engage their best customers through email, digital advertising, customer data management, customer and competitive insight, data enrichment and list rental, modeling and analytics, and strategic consulting. Through these capabilities, Experian Marketing Services enables organizations to encourage brand advocacy, create measurable return on investment and significantly improve the lifetime value of their customers.

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 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. 

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

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