Hires Proven Industry Specialist to Lead Team

Infogroup announced that Eric Kider has joined Credit.net as general manager to further develop credit opportunities for small- and mid-sized businesses.

Credit.net provides in-depth information on businesses of all sizes, including small businesses, to empower people with the ability to make smarter business credit decisions.

“Our leading business database, with its unique depth and accuracy on small and medium size businesses (SMB), is ideal for due diligence and credit applications. Bringing Eric, an industry expert, to lead Credit.net we hope to accelerate the market adoption of the product,” said Amit Khanna, president of Local Marketing Solutions at Infogroup.

Kider brings with him over 15 years of product and sales experience from Dun & Bradstreet and Wolters Kluwer. His wide expertise includes small business credit, compliance and risk products, and sales leadership for the $150 million small business channel.

“I see tremendous growth potential in Credit.net,” Kider said. “I look forward to leading this team in delivering products and services tailored to meet the unique needs of small- and medium-sized businesses.”

Mike Iaccarino, chairman and CEO of Infogroup, said, “Eric’s deep understanding of credit and financial data offerings will help take the reporting functions of Credit.net to new heights. Adding Eric to our team will continue to keep our credit products powerful and relevant.”

While Kider worked at D&B and Wolters Kluwer, he held positions spanning global management, risk analysis, and operations to improve companywide business segments. Prior to that, Kider worked 14 years in various areas including travel, both domestically and international.

Kider holds a bachelor’s of arts degree in economics and government from Skidmore College in New York. His post-graduate studies were in business administration, management and operations from Sheffield Hallam University in the United Kingdom.

About Credit.net
Credit.net, a division of Infogroup, provides high quality and easy-to-read business credit reports so companies, business owners, and entrepreneurs have the power to protect themselves when making credit decisions. For more information, visit www.credit.net.

About Infogroup
Infogroup is a leading provider of data and data-driven marketing solutions. Infogroup provides data, technology and services that help marketers acquire new customers and maximize the value of existing relationships. The company’s data and marketing solutions help clients of all sizes, from local SMBs to FORTUNE 100™ enterprises, increase sales and customer loyalty. Infogroup provides both digital and traditional marketing channel expertise that is enhanced by access to our proprietary data on 280 million individuals and 24 million businesses. For more information, visit www.infogroup.com.

Source: Infogroup