Experian® Data Breach Resolution and freecreditscore.com™ honored as Stevie® Award winners in The 2013 American Business Awards(SM) Winners in ABA's Tech & New Product Awards Ceremony Announced in San Francisco

COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian® Data Breach Resolution and freecreditscore.com, part of Experian Consumer Services, were presented with three Stevie® Awards at The 11th Annual American Business Awards last night.

More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others. 

"We would like to thank the Stevie Awards for honoring our team," said Ken Chaplin, senior vice president of marketing for Experian Consumer Services. "We work tirelessly so our customers can engage with us when they want, where they want – whether on the web, through mobile devices, or our call centers."

Experian Consumer Services was nominated for three American Business Awards: 

The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. 

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned," the trophies were presented to winners during a gala banquet on Monday, September 16 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco.  More than 250 nominees and their guests attended. 

This year's American Business Awards were presented at two awards events.  Awards for marketing, customer service, human resources, and other disciplines were announced in Chicago in June.  Last night's event focused on the technology and new product awards categories.

Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 320 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process.

"So many remarkable stories of success and innovation were told in the nominations submitted to this year's American Business Awards," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.  "We congratulate all of this year's Stevie Award winners, and thank them for the inspiration provided by their achievements."

Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners who were announced on September 16 are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.  

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.  A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut this month. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.  Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.

About freecreditscore.com
freecreditscore.com is part of a family of online consumer credit reporting sites belonging to ConsumerInfo.com, Inc., an Experian company. ConsumerInfo.com, Inc. was founded in 1995 to give consumers quick, easy and inexpensive access to their credit profile. It is a leading provider of online consumer credit reports, credit scores, credit monitoring and other credit-related information. ConsumerInfo.com, Inc. provides credit monitoring to its more than 11.2 million members and has delivered more than 185 million credit reports to consumers.

About Experian Data Breach Resolution
Experian® is a leader in the data breach resolution industry and one of the first companies to develop products and services that address this critical issue. As an innovator in the field, Experian has a long-standing history of providing swift and effective data breach resolution for thousands of organizations, having serviced millions of affected consumers. For more information on the Experian Data Breach Resolution division at ConsumerInfo.com, Inc. and how it enables organizations to plan for and successfully mitigate data breach incidents, visit http://www.experian.com/databreach.

About Experian
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.

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.

Contacts:

Matt Basta
Edelman PR
1 323 202 1045 (office)
1 310 292 1676 (cell)
Matt.Basta@edelman.com

Becky Frost
freecreditscore.com
1 949 202 7296 (cell)
becky.frost@experianinteractive.com

SOURCE Experian Consumer Services



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