Equifax (NYSE:EFX) today appointed Andy S. Bodea as Senior Vice President, Global Operations.
Bodea joined the company on October 1, 2007, reporting to Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard F. Smith.
Bodea will have responsibility for leading Equifax's Global Operations which supports all business lines including: Consumer Services, Business Services, Product Fulfillment, Database Services Fulfillment, Data Operations, Process Reengineering and International Operations.
"Andy brings to Equifax an exceptional depth of talent in driving growth and productivity through customer quality programs, CRM, web strategy, Six Sigma processes, call center management and product rationalization," Smith said. "With a trademark reputation managing global teams to consistently exceed revenue, productivity and customer satisfaction goals, Andy brings to Equifax the essential skills we need to drive Global Operations capabilities to new heights."
For the past six years, Bodea has held a number of executive-level positions at The Home Depot, Inc. Most recently, he was Vice President of Services Processes and Process Improvement where he led 2,300 associates and ran a $2 billion sales and fulfillment operation within that company's Home Services division. Prior to joining Home Depot, Bodea was a Corporate Officer at Gateway Inc., where he ran strategic initiatives and services. Prior to Gateway, Andy also played key strategy, and marketing roles at GE Capital and McKinsey & Company.
Bodea holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems and Business Management from Harvard University, a M.A. in Applied Mathematics also from Harvard, and a B.A. in Applied Mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley. Bodea succeeds Owen T. Flynn, who has announced plans to retire at the end of 2007. Flynn joined Equifax in 1988 and through the years has held a number of senior-level positions in sales, technology and marketing. "I want to personally thank Owen for the key role he played in our restructuring efforts to consolidate the various entities that resulted in the formation of Global Operations. We sincerely appreciate the many contributions he has made to Equifax and wish him continued success in his future endeavors," Smith said.