<p>Sydney, Australia – 8 May 2008 – Experian®, the global information services company, has appointed Matt Glasner as General Manager of its Data Integrity division in Australia and New Zealand. Experian is one of the regions’ leading contact management specialists.</p>
<p>Based in Sydney, Glasner will concentrate on driving the business in the Pacific region and overseeing a number of new product initiatives in the year ahead. Glasner has worked for Experian’s Data Integrity division for over five years, first as a senior account manager and most recently as Head of Sales – Asia Pacific, selling QAS products and services. In his previous roles, Glasner directed the division’s channel program, managed its direct sales teams and Customer Care operations.</p>
<p>On his appointment, Matt Glasner commented: “The demand for Experian’s data integrity products and services continues to grow from strength to strength and we are becoming heavily involved with contact data management projects for many of Australia’s major businesses. This, coupled with our successes in New Zealand, makes for an exciting new chapter in our development and presents new commercial opportunities that myself and the team are looking forward to delivering on.”</p>
<p>About QAS Ltd
Experian’s Data Integrity experts provide contact data management (CDM) software and services that help organisations drive value from their data. Every organisation stores contact information on its customers/citizens, prospects, suppliers and employees. Over 10,000 organisations worldwide choose QAS products and services to manage the quality and accuracy of this data to improve business processing, financial performance, efficiency and the customer experience.
The CDM capabilities include data auditing and standardisation, validation and cleaning, matching, suppression and enhancement. Specialist Authentication solutions are also offered to meet the growing demand for electronic identity verification in the wake of rising ID-related crimes.</p>
<p>Award winning QAS solutions are a result of year-on-year investment in technology development since 1991, to ensure each solution delivers the highest level of functionality and service support. QAS Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Experian, the global information services company.</p>
<p>Visit QAS Ltd on the web at www.qas-experian.com.au</p>
Experian® is a global leader in providing information, analytical and marketing services to organisations and consumers to help manage the risk and reward of commercial and financial decisions. Combining its unique information tools and deep understanding of individuals, markets and economies, Experian partners with organisations around the world to establish and strengthen customer relationships and provide their businesses with competitive advantage. For consumers, Experian delivers critical information that enables them to make financial and purchasing decisions with greater control and confidence. Clients include organisations from financial services, retail and catalogue, telecommunications, utilities, media, insurance, automotive, leisure, e-commerce, manufacturing, property and government sectors.</p>
<p>Experian Group Limited is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. It has corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, and operational headquarters in Costa Mesa, Calif., and Nottingham, UK. Experian employs approximately 15,500 people in 36 countries worldwide, supporting clients in more than 65 countries. Annual sales are in excess of $3.8 billion (£1.9 billion/€2.8 billion).</p>
<p>For more information, visit the Group's website on www.experiangroup.com</p>
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