ATLANTA, Nov. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Equifax Inc. ( NYSE: EFX) today announced that Andy Cooper, Senior Vice President of Technology, was named as a 2015 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders honoree. The Computerworld Premier 100 spotlights leaders from both the technology and business sides of companies for their exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges. Cooper heads up the Global Platform Services organization and is responsible for Equifax technology operations and infrastructure services.
Award nominees include IT leaders and tech-savvy professionals from across a myriad of industries, including financial services, healthcare, education, media, telecommunications, and retail markets. Each year, using Computerworld's IT Leader Index, 100 honorees are selected to receive this life-time recognition award.
"This award recognizes the achievements and commitment of our entire IT infrastructure team; it reflects the significant progress we've made in our transformation to an integrated platform-centric organization, including business enabling cloud services," said Andy Cooper, Senior Vice President of Technology. "Creating an environment where our people are free to think and innovate has enabled our business to be more agile, leverage new capabilities, and improve time-to-revenue. I am honored to receive this recognition."
About Equifax, Inc.
Equifax is a global leader in consumer, commercial and workforce information solutions that provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with insight and information they can trust. Equifax organizes and assimilates data on more than 600 million consumers and 81 million businesses worldwide. The company's significant investments in differentiated data, its expertise in advanced analytics to explore and develop new multi-source data solutions, and its leading-edge proprietary technology enable it to create and deliver unparalleled customized insights that enrich both the performance of businesses and the lives of consumers.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Equifax operates or has investments in 19 countries and is a member of Standard & Poor's (S&P) 500® Index. Its common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol EFX. In 2013, Equifax was named a Bloomberg BusinessWeek Top 50 company, was #3 in Fortune's Most Admired list in its category, and was named to InfoWeek 500 as well as the FinTech 100. For more information, please visit www.equifax.com.
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