TransUnion has hired Satish Pillai to serve as vice president of Solutions Development in India.  Pillai will be responsible for the launch and support of both TransUnion’s generic and custom analytics and decisioning technologies for the marketplace, including the launch with the Credit Information Bureau India Limited (CIBIL) of India’s first generic scoring model this summer.  TransUnion’s partner in the market since 2004, CIBIL is India’s first and only national consumer credit bureau, maintaining files on more than 77 million credit-active Indian consumers.

Pillai comes to TransUnion from American Express, where he was a director of collection strategy and a manager in the small business risk management area, both part of the U.S. Risk Management division. Pillai began his career in the banking industry with Banco Popular North America and then with Wachovia Bankcard Services.  He holds a master’s in economics from the University of Florida.

“Satish’s international and local expertise will prove valuable to TransUnion as we continue to expand our services offerings in this key marketplace,” said TransUnion’s Larry Howell, president of Asia and Europe.  “His financial background in collections and risk management as well as his customer point-of-view brings a critical set of skills which will be leveraged to identify growth opportunities for TransUnion.” Source: TransUnion Press Release

BIIA Newsletter June – 2007 Issue