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Experian announced as ‘Business of the Year’ at City A.M. Awards

London, 14 November 2013 – Experian, the global information services company is proud to announce it was awarded the ‘Business of the Year’ award at the prestigious City A.M. Awards held last night in Central London.

The City A.M. Awards are designed to celebrate London’s financial and business community and its most successful individuals and firms. The awards, which constitute 15 separate categories, look at a broad range of sectors including banking, law and trading with the aim of singling out the highest achieving businesses, teams and individuals as well as the most promising newcomers.

David Hellier, Deputy Editor at City A.M. said: “A key factor in the decision taken by the panel to name Experian Business of the Year is the firm’s consistent strong performance over a sustained period of time. The quality of the Experian management team and its strategic diversification of the business since 2006 was also an important consideration behind the award.” 

On winning the award, Don Robert, CEO, Experian said: “We are delighted and very honoured to receive this award. Experian is a global business with a rich heritage in the UK and this award is testament to the talent, entrepreneurial spirit and commitment of more than 17, 000 people who work for our company around the world.”

City A.M. was London's first free daily business newspaper. In print and online, it covers financial and business news as well as sport and contemporary lifestyle. The awards, which are now in their fourth year, were judged by a panel of 13 leading business men and women from a variety of industry sectors as well as senior journalists at City A.M. For further information on the awards, please see:
www.CityAMawards.com

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Contact:
Nishma Shah
Head of PR, Experian, UK&I
0203 042 4313
Nishma.shah@uk.experian.com


About Experian
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group 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 2013 was US$4.7 billion. Experian employs approximately 17,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

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

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