CallCredit ImageGen.ashx__167909Callcredit Information Group has announced that Mike Gordon will succeed John McAndrew as the company’s  chief executive officer.

The transition is expected to take place at the year-end. Mr Gordon was previously executive vice president for sales, services, and marketing at Fair Isaac Corp.  Callcredit is a major player in the UK consumer credit data and marketing services industries.  Callcredit employs around 1,100 professionals in the UK and has additional operations in Japan, China, Dubai and Lithuania.

Mr Gordon said: “I am extremely pleased to join Callcredit and believe the company is well-positioned for continued growth and innovation. John, along with the entire senior management team, has transformed Callcredit into one of the UK’s leading consumer information businesses, and I have always had great admiration for the company’s commitment to innovation and customer service. I am excited to join my new colleagues in capitalising on the remarkable market opportunity, business momentum, and unique culture to ensure that Callcredit continues to be recognised as one of the most forward-thinking and innovative businesses in this space.”

Mr McAndrew, said: “I am delighted that Mike has chosen to join us and lead Callcredit in this next phase of growth, development, and success. Having been with Callcredit since it was first established some fourteen years ago, I am proud of the business’ growth into a strong market-leader with innovative products and an excellent reputation. This success has been achieved through the quality people we employ and our adherence to a set of customer focused values. I believe that Mike is the ideal candidate to carry forward this legacy, and will be working hand-in-hand with him in the coming weeks to ensure a seamless and orderly succession.”