Equifax Announces Planned Retirement of Chief Legal Officer; Appoints Named Executive as Successor

 Equifax Announces Planned Retirement of Chief Legal Officer; Appoints Named
                            Executive as Successor

PR Newswire

ATLANTA, Oct. 29, 2012

ATLANTA, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX), today
announced the following change to its Senior Leadership Team to facilitate the
company's ongoing transformation and growth of its core and emerging

  oEffective December 31, 2012, Kent E. Mast (age 69), after a successful
    45-year career will retire as Corporate Vice President & Chief Legal
    Officer. Mast joined Equifax in 2000 and has served for almost 13 years
    as the company's general counsel. His affiliation with the company in
    varying internal and external counsel capacities dates back to August,
    1968. Since 2000, Mast's leadership responsibilities have included: Legal
    Services; Global Sourcing; Security and Compliance; Mergers & Acquisition
    support; Intellectual Property; Government and Legislative Relations; and
    Corporate Governance and Privacy functions. Mast held two terms as
    chairman of the Consumer Data Industry Association (CDIA) and served as a
    director for that organization for 12 years. He is also a member of
    various sections and committees of the American Bar Association and is
    past Chairman of the Antitrust Section of the State Bar of Georgia.
  oEffective January 1, 2013, assuming Mast's role as Corporate Vice
    President & Chief Legal Officer is John J. Kelley, III (age 52). Kelley
    is  currently Senior Partner at King & Spalding and a member of that
    firm's Corporate Practice Group. He brings to Equifax deep expertise in
    the areas of corporate finance transactions and securities matters, SEC
    reporting and disclosure requirements, corporate governance, and mergers
    and acquisitions. As well, Kelley has chaired his firm's Corporate
    Practice Group and served two terms on its Policy Committee. Among other
    leadership responsibilities, Kelley played a central role in King &
    Spalding's creation, together with Tapestry Networks, of the Lead Director
    Network that discusses how to improve corporate performance and earn the
    trust of shareholders through more effective board leadership.

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"This important leadership change is part of a carefully planned transition
and we are gratified that Kent will continue to be an active member of our
senior leadership team through year-end," said Chairman and CEO Richard F.
Smith. "We thank Kent for his numerous contributions and warmly welcome 'J.'
as he is known, to the Equifax leadership team."

About Equifax
Equifaxis a global leader in consumer and commercial information solutions,
providing businesses of all sizes and consumers with information they can
trust. We organize and assimilate data on more than 500 million consumers and
81 million businesses worldwide, and use advanced analytics and proprietary
technology to create and deliver customized insights that enrich both the
performance of businesses and the lives of consumers.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Equifax operates and has investments in 17 countries
and is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index. Its common stock is
traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol EFX. For more
information, please visit www.equifax.com.

SOURCE Equifax

Website: http://www.equifax.com
Contact: Tim Klein, +1-404-885-8555, +1-404-771-2029 (wireless),
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