TransUnion Appoints Lee Naik as Regional President for Africa
TransUnion (NYSE: TRU), a leading global information solutions provider, announced today the appointment of Lee Naik as the regional president of TransUnion’s operations in Africa, effective January 2, 2017.
In his new role, Naik will apply his expertise in technology to further TransUnion’s ability to deliver innovative solutions to the market. He will be responsible for growing the company’s broad range of information solutions, which help businesses make more informed decisions and consumers manage their personal information and access the financial products and services that lead to a higher quality of life.
“I am very excited about Lee's appointment, coming to us with an extensive understanding of the African marketplace and a keen desire to help leverage TransUnion’s global data, analytics and technology capabilities to help African businesses and consumers increase their impact,” said David Neenan, president of International at TransUnion. “TransUnion has a great history in Africa, and Lee joins us at an exciting time as we continue to introduce new products and opportunities to this important market.”
Naik spent the last 18 years with Accenture, where he was most recently managing director for Accenture Digital in Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to working with the Digital business, he held several roles in IT strategy and technology consulting, and is recognized as one of South Africa’s leading digital and technology transformation experts. Naik holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
TransUnion offers Commercial, Consumer, Insurance and Auto risk information solutions across a number of industries, as well as personal credit management solutions, in 8 countries in Africa: Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland and Zambia.
About TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) Information is a powerful thing. At TransUnion, we realise that. We are dedicated to finding innovative ways information can be used to help individuals make better and smarter decisions. We help uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity. Today, TransUnion has a global presence in more than 30 countries and a leading presence in several international markets across North America, Africa, Latin America and Asia. Through the power of information, TransUnion is working to build stronger economies and families and safer communities worldwide.
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