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Tinubu Square Launches Innovation Lab

Tinubu Square launches Innovation Lab, focusing on technologies & innovation for insurance and the trade finance industry Tinubu Square, the industry leader in trade credit, surety and trade finance solutions, is proud to announce the launch of its ‘Innovation LAB’, focusing on blockchain, advanced integration and deep analytics for insurance and banking industry applications. The Innovation LAB has been created ... Read More »

INFOGROUP Appoints Chief Digital Officer

Infogroup, a leading provider of data and data-driven marketing solutions, announced today that Tom Zawacki has been named to its executive leadership team as chief digital officer.   Zawacki will oversee development, planning and execution of digital strategy expansion and lead new product development and sales enablement programs. “Tom’s extensive knowledge and experience in technology, business strategy, product development and leadership ... Read More »

FICO: Departure and Appointment of Board Members

On March 30, 2018, Mark W. Begor tendered his resignation from the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Fair Isaac Corporation (the “Company”), effective on April 2, 2018, upon his appointment as chief executive officer of Equifax Inc. Mr. Begor resigned from the Board as a result of his appointment as chief executive officer of Equifax Inc.  There are no ... Read More »

Equifax Names Mark Begor as Chief Executive Officer

Equifax Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has concluded its previously announced CEO search process and appointed Mark Begor as Chief Executive Officer, effective April 16. Mr. Begor will also become a member of the Equifax Board of Directors. Mark L. Feidler, Chairman of the Board of Equifax, said, “After conducting a comprehensive search process, the Board is extremely ... Read More »

Kreditech Announces Strategy for 2018

Kreditech, the leading technology group for digital consumer lending using machine-learning based underwriting, has experienced a successful financial year in 2017 and has announced its plans for 2018. As part of its strategy, Kreditech will focus to expand its business via Lending-as-a-Service, prepare its organization and technology for the next stage of growth and take a clear step forward towards profitability. ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Announces Leadership Change: COO Joshua L. Peirez Resignes

Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB), the global leader in commercial information growing the most valuable relationships in business through data, today announced that Joshua L. Peirez, President and Chief Operating Officer, has resigned from the Company to pursue other opportunities, effective March 15, 2018. The Company intends to announce a transition plan in due course. Mr. Peirez said, “It has been ... Read More »

LiveRamp Acquires Pacific Data Partners to Revolutionize B2B Marketing with People-Based Precision

Industry veterans Pieter De Temmerman and Grant Ries to lead LiveRamp’s expansion into $160B B2B market. Combination will help reach professional identities at scale LiveRamp®, an Acxiom® company (NASDAQ: ACXM) and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, today announced the acquisition of Pacific Data Partners to accelerate LiveRamp’s ability to power people-based business-to-business (B2B) marketing. Pieter De Temmerman and Grant Ries, ... Read More »

Equifax Appoints New Chief Information Security Officer

Equifax announced that it has named Jamil Farshchi to serve as its Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).  Farshchi, who previously served as CISO at The Home Depot, will assume company-wide leadership of work already underway to transform the company’s information security program, and collaborate with the industry to share best practices on information security.   Prior to his role at The ... Read More »

GBG Ramps UP APAC Growth with Senior Appointments

GBG, the global specialist in identity data intelligence, has bolstered its APAC (Asia-Pacific) team with three new senior hires to support investment and expansion in the market. GBG is experiencing high growth in APAC, fuelled by the growing demand for identity-related services to support fast customer on-boarding and fraud prevention. The three appointments will support the Group’s plan to expand ... Read More »

Harte Hanks Announces Executive Changes

Harte Hanks (NYSE:HHS) announced changes to its executive team. Shirish Lal, the company’s Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer informed the company of his decision to pursue another opportunity. As a result, Harte Hanks will be streamlining its executive team as part of 2018 strategic and operational plan to better align the company in serving existing ... Read More »

Linda S. Huber, EVP and Chief Financial Officer, to Leave Moody’s Corporation; Company Begins Search for New CFO

Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) announced that Linda S. Huber is leaving to pursue other opportunities after more than 12 years of service as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Huber has agreed to remain at the company for a transitional period, and Moody’s has begun a comprehensive search for a successor. “Linda has made a significant contribution to the success of ... Read More »

S&P Global CIO Out Amid Broad Operations Reshuffle

S&P Global Inc. Chief Information Officer Krishna Nathan is leaving the company following a broad reorganization at the financial data and analytics firm. Swamy Kocherlakota, the company’s head of global infrastructure and enterprise transformation, is now CIO, reporting to financial chief Ewout Steenbergen. Overseeing S&P’s global digital infrastructure group, he will focus on infrastructure, cloud strategy, information security and business ... Read More »

Ant Financial Strengthens Cross-border Business for South and Southeast Asia

ANT Financial Services Group (“Ant Financial”, or the “Company”) announced the appointment of Cherry Huang as General Manager, Cross-border Business for South and Southeast Asia of Alipay. Huang will lead business operations and growth in the region to further strengthen Alipay’s payments platform leadership through enabling cross-border transactions. The appointment of Huang reinforces Ant Financial’s mission to leverage Alibaba’s online ... Read More »

Taking Care of Your ‘Digital Footprints’

Customers without credit scores can take the digital journey to get loans Rajiv Raj and Abhishek Agarwal co-founders of CreditVidya comment why fintech companies and P2P lending platforms are looking at alternative data, and how you should take care of your digital footprints Rajiv Raj (left) and Abhishek Agarwal, co-founders of CreditVidya. Mumbai-based CreditVidya, a fintech start-up, uses alternative data ... Read More »

Arvato Financial Solutions and Latentview Analytics Enter into a Partnership

Arvato Financial Solutions, a leading global financial services provider, has announced an agreement with LatentView Analytics, an internationally leading, award-winning analytics and decision sciences provider. The cooperation focuses on delivering services and solutions that help companies drive digital transformation of financial business processes and use data to gain a competitive advantage. As part of the agreement, the two parties will ... Read More »

Nova Credit in the News

Described as an Alternative Credit Agency in this article, Nova Credit Lets Immigrants Bring their Credit History With Them Millions of immigrants enter the United States lacking something important for success: a documented financial history or credit score. Unable to prove their reliability to lenders, they find it harder to rent an apartment, lease a car, or get their first ... Read More »

Equifax Names Scott McGregor as New Independent Director

Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) announced that Scott A. McGregor, the former Chief Executive Officer of Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: AVGO), has been appointed to the Board of Directors.  He will also serve on the Board’s Technology Committee.  The Equifax Board now consists of 11 directors, all of whom are independent.  “We are very pleased to add Scott McGregor—an exceptional leader with broad ... Read More »

GBG Expands Executive Team to Enhance Focus on Customer and Innovation

Understanding the customer takes centre stage at award winning tech firm GBG, the global specialist in Identity Data Intelligence, has announced two new members to its Executive leadership team. The appointments bolster the Group’s focus on customers and innovation. Mick Hegarty joins as Managing Director, Customer Insight & Innovationto ensure that the Group’s strategy, plans and portfolio are based on innovating for customers. ... Read More »