Experian appoints Barry Libenson as Chief Information Officer

London, UK, 4 June 2015 – Experian, the global information services company, has appointed Barry Libenson as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Prior to joining Experian, Barry was CIO of Safeway in North America.

Reporting to Kerry Williams, Chief Operating Officer of Experian, Barry will be responsible for the development and delivery of the Group’s global technology strategy. 

“Barry’s strategic, operational and leadership experience will enable us to drive further developments in the use of technology and innovation to help people, businesses and organisations protect, manage and make the most of their information. Barry’s appointment is an excellent addition to Experian’s global executive management team,” said Kerry Williams.

With 25 years executive experience, Barry has held a number of technology leadership roles, which include CIO positions at Land O’Lakes and Ingersoll Rand where he led complex, multinational IT programmes.

He will be based at Experian’s North American headquarters in Costa Mesa, California. 


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About Experian

We are the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to our clients around the world. We help businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. We also help people to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft.  In 2014, we were named by Forbes magazine as one of the ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’.

We employ approximately 17,000 people in 39 countries and our corporate headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

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, 2015, was US$4.8 billion.

To find out more about our company, please visit http://www.experianplc.com or watch our documentary, ‘Inside Experian’.