Experian, the global information services company, has announced that Simon Waller has taken up the role of Director of Banking, Decision Analytics. In his new position, Simon will oversee the leadership of Experian's software and analytics business across banking markets.
Previously Head of Collections and Customer Management at Experian, Simon brings a wealth of experience to his new post. His expertise in strategic direction, product development, sales and marketing will prove instrumental in helping leading banks seize growth opportunities while navigating an increasingly complex regulatory environment.
Simon joined Experian in 2008 as Head of Collections and has a strong track record in managing businesses to deliver improved performance. Simon previously worked in a variety of IT consulting organisations, where his expertise focused on implementing, operating and deploying major software and consulting offerings rooted in banking and financial services.
Gary Wood, Managing Director Experian Decision Analytics, said: "Simon is recognised throughout Experian for his first-class strategic approach to business and his ability to deliver results. He is a well-respected member of the team and with over 25 years of experience in the sector he will be perfectly placed to drive forward Experian's next stage of growth in providing a comprehensive range of data, analytics and software to the UK's leading banks."
Commenting on his appointment, Simon said: "I am proud of our commitment to helping organisations achieve their goals as, more than ever, businesses need to be able to respond to today's challenging and economic and regulatory landscape. My previous experience puts me in a strong position to develop initiatives together with the Experian team and our customers."
A keen sailor, Simon is married with three children and lives in Bedfordshire.