COSTA MESA, Calif., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian®, the leading global information services company, announced today that it recently was selected as winner of the Telecommunications Risk Management Association's (TRMA) Best in Class Business Affiliate Award for contributions to the organization over the last year. The award, which was presented at the spring conference in San Diego, Calif., is given to Business Affiliate members that have shown the greatest commitment to and partnership effort with the organization.
Experian contributes to TRMA by actively participating in the organization's events and conferences, joining a variety of committees, assisting with and driving new member recruitment, and contributing valuable white-paper and educational content on a regular basis. In addition, experts from Experian host Webinars to provide economic updates and valuable insights to TRMA members.
"Experian has played a significant role in helping TRMA stay on the forefront of credit, collection and fraud strategies," said Kent Mader, TRMA's president. "We value their participation and leadership as a Business Affiliate member, their willingness to share with all our members and look forward to continuing this relationship in the future."
The Best in Class rating is based on a twelve-month rolling scorecard. Experian was ranked first out of 36 competitors this year and has earned this title for the eighth time in the last decade.
"Experian is honored to have earned this recognition from the TRMA," said David Proctor, senior vice president, consumer information services, Experian. "We are continually striving to add value to the organization and its members with innovative programs, tools and resources that provide support in this ever-changing industry."
About TRMA TRMA is an industry forum for risk management professionals from the Telecommunications, Pay TV, Utility, Waste Management and other industries to collaborate, understand, and share best practices related to acquisition risk management, customer life-cycle and uncollectible debt issues among its members.
TRMA is a professional resource that is sought by industry leaders. It is a growing, diverse and global organization that delivers quality information forums and strategies relevant to our members' changing and dynamic industries. The mission of TRMA is to promote cooperation within the Telecommunications, Pay TV, Utility, Waste Management and other industries to effectively balance risk while reducing fraud and uncollectibles for the benefit of our industry and paying customers.
TRMA has nine working groups that support the various efforts of the association. These committees are engaged in the activities that make TRMA the value-added organization that it is and enable our membership to stay current across a wide range of operational areas.
About Experian We are the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to our clients around the world. We help businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.
We also help people to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft. In 2015, we were named by Forbes magazine as one of the "World's Most Innovative Companies."
We employ approximately 17,000 people in 37 countries and our corporate headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.
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, 2015, was US$4.8 billion.
Experian and the Experian marks used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of Experian Information Solutions, Inc. Other product and company names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.