Experian Appoints New Senior Leadership to Credit Services Group
Key roles include appointments of new presidents of two major business units
and three executive promotions
COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013
COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Experian^®, the leading
global information services company, announced today that it has made
high-level appointments to its North American Credit Services group, elevating
a group of seasoned and talented leaders to position the group for continued
growth. The company recently appointed Genevieve Juillard president of its
Consumer Information Services and Hiq Lee president of its Business
Information Services. In addition, Laura DeSoto, Michele Pearson and Robin
Norris were promoted to senior leadership positions throughout Experian's
Credit Services divisions.
"We are extremely pleased to announce these key additions to our leadership
team. Genevieve, Hiq, Laura, Michele and Robin bring invaluable experience, as
well as passion and commitment to our customers and to the company's strategic
growth goals," said Lloyd Parker, group president of Credit Services, Experian
North America. "Each of these individuals come from within the Experian family
and has a proven track record in the organization. With their extensive
knowledge of our business and the industry, there is no doubt that Experian
will continue to thrive under their leadership."
Genevieve Juillard, President, Consumer Information Services: In her new
position as president of Experian's Consumer Information Services, Juillard
will oversee Experian's U.S. consumer credit bureau (about a $600 million
business) and be responsible for all aspects of Experian's consumer credit
activities within the business-to-business marketplace. In this role, she will
oversee the delivery and management of business and industry leading products
provided to Experian's diverse clientele. Juillard returns to Experian North
America after recently opening Experian's credit bureau in Australia.
Hiq Lee, President, Business Information Services: Lee has been appointed to
president of Experian's Business Information Services, one of Experian's
fastest growing business lines which is devoted to helping businesses increase
revenue and efficiency by making more informed decisions about its
business-to-business customers. In her 10 years with the company, Lee has held
several executive leadership roles most recently overseeing strategic
alliances, resellers and sales education in North America.
Laura DeSoto, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Business Information
Services: In this role, DeSoto is responsible for the strategic direction,
development and execution of all product and marketing activities for
Experian's commercial credit business. DeSoto has held numerous senior
leadership positions in her 16 years with the company and also sits on the
board of the Orange County Business Council (OCBC).
Michele Pearson, Senior Vice President of Indirect Sales for Credit Services
and Decision Analytics: Pearson is responsible for strategic alliances,
resellers and sales education across Experian's North American consumer and
commercial credit and decision analytics businesses. Prior to this, Pearson
was Vice President within Experian's Consumer Information Services division.
Robin Norris, Chief Financial Officer of Credit Services: In this role, Norris
leads the financial operations of the Credit Services Group, a role that gives
her financial management responsibility for over $1 Billion revenue. Prior to
this, she was the Senior Vice President Controller for North America.
"We are focused not only on the growth of our company, but on cultivating
development opportunities for talented employees, which are the cornerstones
of Experian's success," said Dayna Parker, chief human resources officer,
Experian. "We believe that our success stems from talented employees, and
these five women fully embody that philosophy."
About Experian Credit Services
Credit Services manages extensive databases of credit application and
repayment histories of millions of consumers and businesses around the world.
This information is used by our clients to manage the risks associated with
extending credit and to prevent fraud. Lenders and other members of the bureau
provide Experian with credit application and repayment data on consumers and
businesses. The company then augments that data with publically available
information. The company operates 19 consumer and 13 business credit bureaus
around the world.
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data
and analytical tools to clients around the world. The Group helps businesses
to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate
decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report
and credit score, and protect against identity theft.
Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a
constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31,
2013, was US$4.7 billion. Experian employs approximately 17,000 people in 40
countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with
operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo,
For more information, visit http://www.experianplc.com.
Experian and the Experian marks used herein are service marks or registered
trademarks of Experian Information Solutions, Inc. Other product and company
names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.
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