TransUnion today announced the appointment of Kolin Whitley to vice president of Fraud Solutions.
In this role, Whitley will have the primary responsibility for the development and complete life-cycle of TransUnion's fraud solution services throughout Canada. He will report directly to Derrick Breau, vice president of Sales and Marketing.
"With 16 years of experience in the areas of fraud and identity management, Kolin brings a wealth of knowledge in developing risk management strategies and conducting assessments," said Breau. "As the breadth of risks affecting organizations continues to be identified and grow, Kolin's expertise in fraud prevention and identity management are an asset to TransUnion's growing capabilities in this strategic market sector."
Prior to joining TransUnion, Whitley served as the director of risk policy and strategy for PayPal Inc., an eBay Company. While serving at PayPal, a global leader in online payments, Whitley led a senior management team in developing risk policies and strategies, profiled risk management and fraud detection solutions and oversaw risk assessment projects.
Before working at PayPal, Whitley was a vice president of risk and payment solutions at CIT Global Inc. In this role, he managed all consultancy and pre-sale activities for North America, UK and Europe in the areas of risk management and payment processing.
Additionally, Whitley served as the head of operational risk at Moneris Solutions where he led a team of over 130 experts tasked with identifying risk exposure and mitigating such risk through processes, systems and strategies. Whitley also has held positions at Citibank Canada and Sears Canada Inc., as a manager of fraud and security operations and a field manager, respectively.
Whitley graduated with a degree in law enforcement from Seneca College and completed a security management development program from Loyalist College in Belleville, Ontario.