Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter September II – 2013 Issue is posted on this Website.  To access the newsletter log on and click on this link:  BIIA Newsletter September II – 2013 Issue

Sara MathewWe have learned this week that Sara Mathew will retire in December 2013 as Chairman and CEO of D&B.   BIIA thanks Sara Mathew for her commitment to the business information industry and BIIA specifically.  A special thanks also from the Editor of the Newsletter for her personal support.  We wish Sara lots of success for the future.

EASDP and BIIA partner at the EASDP Congress in Amsterdam.  As of the time of posting this newsletter there is still time to attend the EASDP Congress in Amsterdam on September 18th to 20th, 2013.  For details go to:

Late Breaking News:

  • Transparency International Calls on G20 to Deliver on Anti-Corruption
  • Kreditech:  Facebook Friendships May also Determine Creditworthiness

Member News:

  • Equifax Contact Link Helps Mitigate Business Contact Data Decay
  • Encompass: Overcoming the Hidden Costs of Information Management
  • Veda Receives Australian Business Awards
  • Veda Presented at the Credit Scoring and Credit Control Conference in the UK
  • Wand Releases Human Resource Taxonomy Library

Industry News:

  • Penton Media Acquires Aviation Week from McGraw-Hill Financial
  • LexisNexis Acquires WorldCompliance
  • Fraud Fears Drive Growth for LifeLock
  • Acxiom and 4Info in Partnership for Mobile Targeting and Attribution at Household Level
  • Acxiom Launches New Consumer Portal ‘AboutTheData’
  • CoreLogic Acquires Bank of America’s Flood Zone Determination and Property Tax Processing Assets and Business Operations
  • Launches New Salesforce Chatter Mobile
  • Delivers Sales Performance Accelerator

News from China:

  • Detained British Fraud Investigator in Public Confession
  • Launches Credit Service to E-Commerce Companies
  • Alibaba Group Management Structure Revealed Ahead of IPO

Consumer Credit Information:

  • LifeLock Survey:  75% of Teens Share Too Much Personal Data

People on the Move:

  • D&B Appoints Robert Carrigan as President, CEO and Director
  • Christopher Coughlin Appointed Chairman of the Board of Dun & Bradstreet
  • Sara Mathew, Current Chairman and CEO of D&B to Retire in December 2013
  • CFO Change at BISNODE

We thank our members for their support.

Best regards
Joachim C Bartels
Managing Director