21 December 2017 - Experian, the global information services company, announces the appointment of a new independent Non-Executive Director to the Board of Experian plc, effective from 1 April 2018.
Dr. Ruba Borno, 36, a US national, is a member of the Executive Leadership Team at Cisco, the worldwide technology leader delivering solutions to help securely connect digital business. In her role at Cisco, she helps guide strategy and leads priority initiatives across key partnerships, technology and investment strategies. Ruba is central to informing Cisco's digital and business transformation and that of its customers and partners.
Holding a Ph.D. and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Ruba was an Intel Ph.D. fellow at the National Science Foundation's Engineering Research Center for Wireless Integrated MicroSystems. She sits on the board of The Tech Museum of Innovation in Silicon Valley. Ruba was previously at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where she specialised in helping enterprises through complex technology transformations, and was a leader in BCG's Technology, Media & Telecommunications, and People & Organization practice groups.
Don Robert, Chairman of Experian, commented:
"I am very pleased to welcome Ruba Borno to the Board of Experian. Ruba will bring advanced technologies expertise, and the Board and Experian will also benefit greatly from her focus on supporting businesses in strategically adapting to the threats and opportunities created by technology, as well as pushing disruptive technology to create new opportunities. We will also benefit from her insight and understanding of digitisation and technology transformation across industries."
The Company confirms that there are no details to be disclosed under Listing Rule 9.6.13R, paragraphs (1) to (6).
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Experian is the world's leading global information services company. During life's big moments - from buying a home or a car, to sending a child to college, to growing a business by connecting with new customers - we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organisations to prevent identity fraud and crime.
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