Equifax (NYSE: EFX) today announced that Mark B. Templeton has been appointed to the company's board of directors effective February 8, 2008.
Mr. Templeton will serve for a term expiring at the 2010 annual meeting of shareholders and has been appointed to the Finance Committee of the Board.
Mr. Templeton, 55, is President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Citrix Systems, a global leader in application delivery infrastructure. Mr. Templeton has served as President of Citrix since January 1998 and as Chief Executive Officer from June 2001 to the present. He also served as Chief Executive Officer from January 1999 to June 2000 and as Senior Executive Officer from July 2000 to May 2001.
Commenting on the addition of Mr. Templeton to the Equifax Board, Richard F. Smith, Equifax's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said: "We are extremely fortunate to have someone of Mark's accomplishments join our Board. Citrix is one of the world's top technology companies and Mark's experience and insight will be an invaluable resource for our Board as Equifax continues to innovate and market new technology-based products."
"Equifax has been recognized as a technology innovator in its industry. I am certainly excited at the opportunity to join its distinguished board of directors and to contribute to its future growth," said Templeton.