Experian Named a Top Workplace by the Orange County Register
People-first culture, community outreach help Experian make the list
COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013
COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian^®, the leading
global information services company, today announced that it has been selected
as one of The Orange County Register's Top Workplaces based on employee
feedback in a survey of hundreds of leading companies in Orange County, which
has been home to Experian for more than 40 years.
"We are honored to be named as a Top Workplace by the Orange County Register,"
said Victor Nichols, chief executive officer, Experian North America. "This
honor is a reflection of our commitment to excellence and longstanding
tradition of creating an enriching and rewarding work environment that
benefits our clients, consumers, communities and team members."
For the first time, according to the OC Register, the survey asked employees
to rank their employers as to how "socially responsible" they are. Based on
the survey, Experian North American ranked number three amongst large
companies in social responsibility.
Experianhas created a culture of engagement in the communities we have
offices and employees. The company does this by not only fostering
relationships with local nonprofit organizations, but by rolling up its
sleeves and personally volunteering time and resources through its Heart of
Experian community outreach program.
Last year, Experian employees spent over 18,000 hours in volunteer time for
our worldwide philanthropy partners,helping contribute$6.1 million. In
Orange County, the Experian employees from our North America headquarters in
Costa Mesa raised $138,000 and volunteered 2,284 hours with important local
causes such as CHOC and the Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure.
"From our commitment to financial literacy to our ongoing relationships with
UCI and the Orange County Business Council, and our volunteerism to Children's
Hospital of Orange County and the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Experian
team members continue to make a difference within the Orange County
community," said Dayna Parker, chief human resources officer, Experian North
America. "There are a lot of reasons why people love working at Experian, but
our commitment to the communities where we work is a big part of our culture
and our values."
The Orange County Register published the complete list of Top Workplaces on
Thursday, December 5. The Top Workplaces were determined based solely on
employee feedback. The survey was conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a
leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. For
more information about the Top Workplaces lists and WorkplaceDynamics, please
"The Orange County Register's top workplace initiative identifies 100
companies that truly understand the essential link between a positive
corporate culture and bottom line performance and growth," said Steve Churm,
vice president of the Register and Freedom Communications. "Experian is one of
those great companies in the heart of Orange County that recognize their key
assets are their employees, and that their well-being and growth drives
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 Sao 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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