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Equifax (EFX) Appoints John Gamble as Chief Financial Officer

Equifax has appointed John W. Gamble Jr. as its Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, replacing Lee Adrean, age 62, who has announced his retirement after eight years of distinguished service.  Gamble will join the company on May 21 in his new position and will work with Adrean to ensure a smooth transition. Richard F. Smith, Chairman and Chief ... Read More »

Kroll Appoints New Chief Executive Officer, Emanuele A. Conti

Kroll, Inc. announced the appointment of Emanuele “Manny” A. Conti as its Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1. Mr. Conti brings more than 20 years of significant leadership experience at companies across a diverse range of industries around the world. He joins Kroll after serving more than a decade in senior positions with Dun & Bradstreet (D&B), most recently as ... Read More »

Connotate Names Laura Teller Chief Strategy Officer

Connotate, Inc., provider of Web data extraction and monitoring solutions, announced that Laura Teller has joined the company as its first Chief Strategy Officer.  In that role, she will be responsible for developing and executing the company’s product and marketing strategies. “There are over 700 million websites globally today, containing an almost immeasurable amount of valuable data on markets, competitors, ... Read More »

Connotate Promotes Tom Williams to Chief Operating Officer

Connotate, Inc. announced the promotion of Tom Williams to Chief Operating Officer. Williams previously served as Vice President of Operations and Professional Services at Connotate, leading the Operations and Professional Services Organization (PSO) teams. “As our client base continues to grow and the Big Data industry matures, there was an immediate need for an experienced leader to guide customer partnerships ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Announces Simplified Organizational Structure

D&B announced a simplified organizational structure that includes six direct reports to Bob Carrigan, each of whom has global responsibilities: Josh Peirez has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and will lead the new Global Operating Team, which includes Content, Product, Technology, Alliances, Strategy, and Mergers & Acquisitions, as well as the Worldwide Partner network; Mark Geneste has been promoted to Chief ... Read More »

Senior Management Changes at Experian

Sir John Peace retires as non-executive Chairman.  Don Roberts stepping up to succeed him.  Brian Cassin appointed CEO. The senior management changes announced by Experian this week, which will come into effect in July 2014 signal both the end of an era and continuity of succession. With the announcement of Sir John Peace’s retirement from the position as non-executive chairman, ... Read More »

Experian Announces Board Changes

Experian’s Board announced the appointment of Don Robert, Chief Executive Officer as Chairman. He will succeed Sir John Peace.  Brian Cassin, Chief Financial Officer, will be appointed as Chief Executive Officer and will succeed Don Robert.  The appointments will be effective from the conclusion of the Experian’s Annual General Meeting (July 16, 2014). On 1 May 2013, Experian announced that Sir ... Read More »

UBM’s Levin to Step Down in March

UBM plc has announced the early step down of company CEO David Levin on 1st March 2014.  UBM first announced in September 2013 of Levin’s intention to step down as CEO by 31st July 2014. Levin’s early departure is a result of his appointment as President and CEO of McGraw-Hill Education in New York.  Dame Helen Alexander, Chairman of UBM, ... Read More »

Cloudera Launches China Offices to Expand Presence in Asia

George Ling appointed Head of Cloudera China to address Growing Customer Demand and Local Innovation Cloudera, a supplier for enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, announced the opening of new offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, China. The new sites will help accelerate Cloudera’s presence in China and Asia, addressing current and growing customer demand for Hadoop-based solutions. Local ... Read More »

Informa Appoints Stephen Carter as CEO

Informa Plc (INF.L,INFMF.PK) confirmed Tuesday that Stephen Carter will take up the role of Group Chief Executive with effect from January 1st.  Carter succeeds current Chief Executive Peter Rigby, who will retire from the company. The company also announced that Adam Walker, Group Finance Director, will leave the company today. In October, Walker has been appointed by engineering group GKN Plc ... Read More »

Gareth Dowding, Manager Information Procurement of Atradius Retires

BIIA has learned that Gareth Dowding, Manager of the Atradius Information Procurement Unit will retire at the end of the year.  Gareth was managing a team of information specialists based in the Netherlands and UK, who have various regional responsibilities, supporting the Atradius information strategy and requirements.  Thus Gareth is well known in the credit information industry. Gareth worked in ... Read More »

BIIA Re-appoints Directors at Annual General Meeting

At its Annual General Meeting on December 20th, 2013 the BIIA Full Membership: Adopted the audited financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2012 Elected the following directors who were up for re-election: Joachim C. BARTELS as Director David WORLOCK as Director Lawrence TSONG as Director Lawrence YEE as Director John Arthur ROBERTS as Director Enrico LODI as Director ... Read More »

Moody’s Corporation Elects Leslie F. Seidman to Board of Directors

Moody’s Corporation announced that it has elected Leslie F. Seidman to its board of directors, effective immediately.  Leslie will serve as a member of the board’s Audit, Governance & Compensation and MIS (Moody’s Investors Service) committees. Ms. Seidman, 51, brings nearly 30 years of leadership experience in the development of accounting and financial reporting standards and policies. As the immediate ... Read More »

Bloomberg Appoints Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

Bloomberg L.P. announced that it has named Paul Wood as its Chief Risk and Compliance Officer.  He will oversee all risk, corporate compliance, client data security, and security globally and report to Daniel L. Doctoroff, Bloomberg L.P.’s Chief Executive Officer and President. This newly created role centralizes existing functions responsible for identifying and managing risk and compliance across all Bloomberg ... Read More »

Experian Appoints Jennifer Schulz Group President of Vertical Markets

Experian®, announced that Jennifer Schulz has joined the organization as group president of its vertical markets group, which include the automotive, public sector and healthcare businesses in North America.  In her new role, Schulz will focus on growing and expanding Experian’s vertical markets in North America. Over the last several years Experian has made significant investments into key vertical markets, experiencing growth organically and through ... Read More »