SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian®, the leading global information services company, today announced that it appointed John Gray president of its automotive business unit. In his new role, Gray will assume responsibility for the strategic direction, leadership and overall growth of the business.
"John is well-known in the industry and has a proven track record at Experian, having successfully led our sales organization for many years," said Scott Waldron, president of Experian's vertical markets. "With his expertise and keen understanding of the automotive industry, I have no doubt that Experian Automotive will continue to thrive under his leadership."
Gray joined Experian in 2006 as senior vice president of sales and client services, where he successfully drove revenue growth, increased client loyalty and elevated Experian Automotive's thought leadership position in the marketplace. Prior to that, Gray served as general manager of Siebel Systems' complex manufacturing business. During his tenure, Gray provided enterprise solutions to the automotive, aerospace, and defense and industrial manufacturing industries.
"I am honored to be chosen to lead Experian Automotive and believe the business has an exciting future," said Gray. "As we move forward, we remain committed to our clients by providing them with products and services that enable them to gain a better understanding of the market, the vehicles and the people who buy them."
About Experian Automotive
Experian Automotive provides information services and market intelligence that enables results-driven professionals to gain the fullest possible understanding of the market, the vehicles and the people who buy them. Its North American Vehicle DatabaseSM houses data on nearly 700 million vehicles and, when combined with Experian's credit, consumer and business information, provides an integrated perspective into the automotive marketplace. Experian Automotive's AutoCheck® vehicle history reports provide dealers and consumers with in-depth information, allowing them to confidently understand, compare and select the right vehicles. For more information on Experian Automotive and its suite of services, visit our Website at http://www.experian.com/Automotive.
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, Brazil.
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