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Experian continues to invest for growth with two senior appointments within Consumer Information Services

Nottingham, 08 July 2013 - Experian®, the global information services company, today announces two new appointments within its Consumer Information Services business. Andy Wills has been appointed as Director of Data and Mark Hodgkinson has joined as Director of Product. Andy and Mark bring with them invaluable experience in driving business growth through product innovation.

Andy has previously held senior positions at Barclaycard, Capital One Bank and Ernst & Young.  He has a track record of managing complex business functions in financial services organisations with a focus on data, risk and technology. Prior to joining Experian, Andy was Head of Information Management at Barclaycard, where he designed, built and ran Barclaycard’s Information Management function. Before this position, Andy worked as Head of Credit Risk Delivery where he was responsible for Barclaycard’s Credit Risk Office’s change management function and risk decisioning technologies.

Mark’s expertise is focused on leading companies through business change and transformation, and programme planning and delivery.  He joins from Citi bank, where he held the position of Programme Director and was accountable for the development and delivery of core strategic initiatives within the UK holdings arm of Citi.  Prior to this, Mark worked for AVIVA as Head of Change where, following the acquisition of the RAC, he focused on driving operational and technological synergies in order to ensure the overall customer experience was enhanced.

Jonathan Westley, Managing Director of Consumer Information Services at Experian UK & Ireland, says: “Andy and Mark are recognised for their strong strategic approach to business and their ability to convert this into measurable results. As we enter our next phase of growth, the needs of our business are evolving and Andy and Mark’s extensive experience in delivering growth, innovation and client value will be a real asset to us. With prior knowledge and understanding of Experian and its core target markets, they are ideally placed to drive forward the exciting new developments within Experian’s Consumer Information Services business.” 


Maddy Morgan Williams
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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.

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