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New Board Members at Bisnode

Bisnode has elected two new members to its Board of Directors, Sara Öhrvall and Berit Svendsen. With long-term experience in different industries and leading positions in highly innovative businesses, they will strengthen the Board. Sara Öhrvall has long-term experience of leading global positions in the media and tech industry, most recently as Senior Vice President of R&D at Bonnier AB. ... Read More »

CISCO’s CIO Rebecca Jacoby Elected to the Board of McGraw Hill Financial

McGraw Hill Financial announced that its Board of Directors elected Rebecca Jacoby, Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Cisco, to be a member of the Board, effective immediately. As Cisco’s CIO, Ms. Jacoby, 53, advances the business through the use of Cisco technology. Under her leadership as CIO since 2006, Ms. Jacoby has made the IT organization a strategic business partner, producing significant business ... Read More »

Harte Hanks Appoints New Members to Senior Leadership Team

Harte Hanks has announced the appointment of two executives to its senior leadership team: Brian Dames to the position of Chief Marketing Officer and Joseph Voica to the position of Senior Vice President of Sales.  Dames most recently served as Executive Vice President of Customer Solutions. Voica joins Harte Hanks from MasterCard Worldwide. Voica brings to his new role at ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes Chet Wiermanski as Contributing Editor

  Credit Reporting and Scoring Expert Chet Wiermanski Joins BIIA as a Contributing Editor.  David Worlock, Chairman of BIIA stated:  “We are pleased to have Chet Wiermanski on board as contributing editor and having answered our call for volunteers to contribute their expertise for the younger generation and for the benefit of our industry as a whole.” Chet Wiermanski is ... Read More »

Bisnode Appoints Anders Berg as CFO

Anders Berg joins Bisnode as CFO and head of the Group Finance team. Bisnode has ambitious targets for the future and Anders’ extensive experience will contribute to successful financial and operational planning, forecasting and follow- up, ensuring growth and profitability. Anders Berg, presently CFO at Swedbank C&C, joins Bisnode in the role of CFO on or before February 1, 2015. ... Read More »

People on the Move: Larry Ellison Steps Down

Larry Ellison has agreed to step down as chief executive officer at Oracle (ORCL), ending one of the most entertaining and profitable runs for a leader in business history. Oracle announced Ellison’s departure via a press release delivered on Thursday afternoon after the close of U.S. financial markets. The company said that Ellison will remain chairman of Oracle’s board and take on ... Read More »

Credit Rating India: Roopa Kudva Resigns as CEO of CRISIL

The Indian Business Standard reported that Roopa Kudva has resigned as CEO of CRISIL.  Quoting Kudva, a CRISIL statement said, “Change at the top at judicious intervals is a sound governance practice and allows companies to refresh themselves. I am committed to ensuring a smooth transition.”  Kudva would remain at the company till a successor was identified and appointed, CRISIL ... Read More »

Verisk Analytics Names Beth Fitzgerald Head of ISO Insurance Programs and Analytic Services

Beth Fitzgerald, a leader in predictive analytics and actuarial science, has been named president of ISO Insurance Programs and Analytic Services, the founding business unit of Verisk Analytics responsible for the company’s core insurance products and services. Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK) is a leading source of information about risk. Fitzgerald takes over for Kevin Thompson, who recently retired after 40 years ... Read More »

Senior Management Changes at Reed Exhibitions

International exhibition organiser, Reed Exhibitions, has recently announced several changes at top level management. Chet Burchett was appointed as CEO of Reed Exhibitions and will report to executive chairman Mike Rusbridge, who will continue in the role as executive chairman. Burchett’s new role will be based in the U.K. and officially begin in January 2015. Burchett will be succeeded by ... Read More »

Equifax Appoints Patricio Remon as UK Managing Director

Equifax has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director for its UK & Ireland business. Patricio Remon, currently General Manager of Equifax Iberia, will take over from Shawn Holtzclaw with effect from 15th September 2014. Shawn Holtzclaw is returning to Equifax US to lead its Credit Marketing and Debt Management operations. During Shawn Holtzclaw’s four year tenure, the Equifax ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Names Technology Veteran Curtis Brown New Chief Information Officer

Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) announced the appointment of Curtis Brown to the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO), reporting to Chief Operating Officer Josh Peirez, effective immediately.  Brown, who most recently served as Global Chief Technology Officer at AOL, assumes global responsibility for Dun & Bradstreet’s expanding portfolio of technology, proprietary data and related intellectual property. “As we continue to innovate ... Read More »

Connotate Appoints K. Venu Venugopal as Chief Product Officer

Connotate appointed information and SaaS veteran to Lead Connotate’s Web Data Platforms and Services Portfolio.  Dr. Venugopal will be responsible for managing the Connotate portfolio of platforms, services and products. Dr. Venugopal has over 20 years of experience in both technology and data products. He joins Connotate from Reed Elsevier, where he was VP of product management, engineering, and business development. ... Read More »

Coface Appoints Hung Wong as Asia-Pacific Regional CEO

Coface announced the appointment of a new CEO for the Asia Pacific Region.  Hung Wong will be based in Hong-Kong and will be able to draw on extensive regional experience and a strong track record in sales, channel management and partner development to grow Coface’s business in the region. Hung Wong, 43, a science graduate from the National University of ... Read More »

Gerry McCarthy Named President, TransUnion Healthcare

TransUnion announced that Gerry McCarthy has joined the company as the new president of TransUnion Healthcare.  McCarthy will be responsible for the strategic direction of the healthcare business and expanding its footprint in the healthcare market overall. He will report directly to chief executive officer and president Jim Peck. McCarthy has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare information ... Read More »

Connotate Appoints Rich Kennelly as Chief Executive Officer

Experienced tech executive takes the helm of leading Web data extraction company Connotate announced the appointment of Richard J. Kennelly as chief executive officer.  Mr. Kennelly has over 20 years of high tech experience with a proven track record in growing businesses that deliver and leverage data via the Internet.   Most recently, as President of Ipswitch’s File Transfer Division, he ... Read More »

Yahoo Appoints Mike Kail as Chief Information Officer

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) announced that Mike Kail has joined the company as CIO and SVP, Infrastructure.  In this role, Mike will lead Yahoo’s IT and data center operations, reporting to CEO Marissa Mayer. Kail brings more than 23 years of IT Operations experience, with a focus on highly scalable architectures, to Yahoo. Most recently, he served as VP of ... Read More »

Experian Shareholders Appoint Don Robert as Chairman

At Experian’s AGM all resolutions were passed including the resolution to re-elect Don Robert, Chairman, as a Director of Experian, with nearly 90% of votes cast in favor. As Chairman, Don brings considerable value to Experian and has unrivalled, deep knowledge of the business which he has built up over nine highly successful years as Chief Executive Officer. The Board ... Read More »