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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 »

Acxiom Appoints New Leadership for Connectivity Division LiveRamp

James Arra and Anneka Gupta to succeed Travis May as co-presidents of LiveRamp Travis May named Chief Growth Officer for Acxiom Acxiom® (Nasdaq: ACXM), the data foundation for the world’s best marketers, today announced the appointments of James Arra and Anneka Gupta as co-presidents of LiveRamp®, reporting directly to Acxiom CEO Scott Howe. Arra and Gupta succeed Travis May who is transitioning ... Read More »

Bisnode CHRO Cecilia Westerholm Beer Winner of HR Profile of the Year at the Roi REKRYTERING Awards

Bisnode announced that Cecilia Westerholm Beer, Chief HR Officer at Bisnode has been awarded HR profile of the year in Stockholm. The award, instituted by Roi Rekrytering and SPP, celebrates individuals who are at the forefront of digitization of processes across their organizations. Cecilia was recognized for her broad knowledge within HR, her ability to be a team player and her innovative ... Read More »

Equifax Appoints Paulino Do Rego Barros, Jr. as Interim Chief Executive Officer

Paulino Barros was appointed interim chief executive officer in September 2017.  He previously served as president of the company’s Asia Pacific business, which includes the largest acquisition in Equifax’s history – Veda, the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. Mr. Barros previously served as president of U.S. Information Solutions, and prior to that as ... Read More »

Equifax Executive Changes

Equifax Chairman, CEO, Richard Smith Retires; Board of Directors Appoints Current Board Member Mark Feidler Chairman; Paulino do Rego Barros, Jr. Appointed Interim CEO; Company to Initiate CEO Search The Board of Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) today announced that Richard Smith will retire as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 26, 2017.  The Board of Directors ... Read More »

Law Society’s Money Laundering Task Force Chair to Advise encompass

encompass has appointed Amy Bell, of Amy Bell Compliance, as industry advisor to advise on encompass verify, next generation AML and KYC software for legal and accountancy. Chair of the Law Society’s Money Laundering Task Force, Amy worked for many years as a solicitor before moving into compliance and eventually launching her own firm. A leading figure helping law firms adapt to the ... Read More »

Encompass Appoints Jon May and Yasmeen Jaffer as Industry Advisors

Encompass has appointed Jon May, former CEO of market leading KYC utility, kyc.com and global head of Regulatory and Compliance Managed Services at IHS Markit, and Yasmeen Jaffer, former Managing Director and Global Head of Business Development at IHS Markit, as industry advisers. Jon is currently CEO, and Yasmeen, Partner, of the KYC, Regulatory and Compliance FinTech firm, JJCFinTech. During his time as ... Read More »

Kroll Takes on Hong Kong Market with new APAC Cybersecurity Lead

Former Hong Kong Police Force and JP Morgan Chase security head Paul Jackson has carved out his space as Kroll’s new Asia-Pacific leader for the company’s Cyber Security and Investigations Practice in Hong Kong. Kroll’s global cyber security practice leader Jasan Smolanoff, says it’s exciting to have an experienced team member on board the Asian team. He cites Jackson’s ability ... Read More »

Nerida Caesar to Join Westpac Board as an Independent, Non-executive Director

Westpac has appointed Nerida Caesar, a technology and innovation expert as an independent, non-executive director to its board.  With about 30 years of commercial and business management experience, Nerida Caesar will join the bank’s board effective September 1. Caesar, who is currently the managing director of Equifax Australia and New Zealand (formerly Veda Group), will transition to an advisory role ... Read More »

Experian India Appoints Vaishali Kasture as MD and Country Manager

Experian has appointed Vaishali Kasture as Managing Director and Country Manager, Experian India with immediate effect. Based in Mumbai, she will report into Experian Asia Pacific. Kasture will be responsible for all management and operations in India and will help the organization implement its short and long-term plans. Prior to this Kasture has worked at Deloitte Consulting in India for ... Read More »

Equifax Appoints Laura Wilbanks as Chief Marketing Officer

Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) announced the appointment of  Laura Wilbanks as Chief Marketing Officer, succeeding Trey Loughran, who recently assumed the role of President of United States Information Solutions (USIS). “Laura’s rich leadership experience with our company, her ability to respond to the changing marketplace, and her tremendous capacity for thoughtful, strategic engagement with our customers, make her the ideal candidate ... Read More »

Experian Appoints Mohan Jayaraman To Lead Regional Expansion of its advanced analytics and business information services

Experian, the information services company, has promoted its Managing Director for India, Mohan Jayaraman, into the newly created role of Regional Managing Director Asia Pacific for Decisions Analytics (DA), Business Information Services (BI) and Data. In his new role, Mohan will drive greater collaboration across Experian’s Product, Consulting and Analytics business.  Mohan will also assume responsibility and management of Experian ... Read More »

TransUnion Announces Appointment of Todd Cello as CFO

TransUnion announced the appointment of Todd Cello as CFO. “Todd has been with TransUnion for almost 20 years and has been the CFO of our USIS and International segments, as well as VP, Strategic and Financial Planning through our changes in ownership. Todd has distinguished himself as a strong, thoughtful leader with highly valuable operating and corporate experience. Through our ... Read More »

Credit Karma Names Susannah Wright its First General Counsel

Former prosecutor and SolarCity and Tesla counsel joins rapidly expanding financial technology company Credit Karma, the top venture-backed personal finance company in the world, today announced it has named Susannah Wright its first general counsel. Previously head of compliance at SolarCity and Tesla, Wright also joins Credit Karma’s executive committee. As general counsel, Wright oversees all legal matters at Credit ... Read More »

GB Group PLC Announces Appointment of Dick Linford as Non-Executive Director

GBG (AIM: GBG), the identity data intelligence specialist, is pleased to announce the appointment of Liz Catchpole as an independent Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 September 2017. The Board also announces that Dick Linford, who has served as a Non-Executive Director of the Company since November 2006 will be standing down with effect from 30 November ... Read More »

Creditinfo Tanzania Appoints Independent Non-Executive Chairman — Israel L Kamuzora

Creditinfo Tanzania Limited has appointed Israel L Kamuzora as independent non-executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, replacing Reynir F. Grétarsson, founder, majority shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Creditinfo Group Hf. Israel L Kamuzora is the immediate former regulator of Insurance (former CEO of Tanzania Insurance Regulatory Authority (TIRA)), currently Chairman of the Board of African Trade Insurance ... Read More »

Iron Solutions Names Industry Veteran Craig Hiemstra as new Area Business Director

Iron Solutions, Inc., a Trimble company, announced the appointment of Craig L. Hiemstra to the position of Area Business Director for the company, following the departure this month of long-time CEO Darwin Melnyk.  Hiemstra joined Trimble in early 2016 and brings to Iron Solutions decades of experience in agriculture and, more specifically, the farm equipment sector. Previously, Craig was Vice-President ... Read More »