Acxiom® Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM) announced that its Board of Directors has named John Meyer to serve as the company’s chief executive officer and president.Meyer joined Acxiom on February 4. He also serves as a member of Acxiom’s board of directors. He succeeds Charles Morgan, a 35-year company veteran who has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since 1975. Morgan, who announced his retirement in October, will remain a consultant to the company through 2010. Meyer, 51, has been president of the Global Services group of Alcatel-Lucent since 2003. Prior to joining Lucent, Meyer spent almost 20 years in a number of high-profile positions at EDS that included Chairman of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Operating Team, President of Diversified Financial Services and Credit Services Divisions, and CIO for the company’s GMAC business. Meyer’s global, multi-industry experience at EDS was marked by numerous successes, including doubling revenue in EMEA from $3.6 billion to $7.2 billion in four years. Before entering the business world, John served as a flight commander and was selected as a captain in the U.S. Air Force.   Source: Company Press Release

BIIA Newsletter March – 2008 Issue