Jim joined Experian in 1998 and has since held several global leadership positions, including Managing Director for South Africa, Group Director Strategy and Chief Investment Officer, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Experian’s Marketing Solutions business unit and Executive Sponsor for our global Data Quality business line. In January 2012, Jim was appointed Managing Director, Global Operations and became the Executive Sponsor of our Global Delivery Centres in 2014. In 2015, Jim began to lead enterprise wide change programs that have grown to include Lean Six Sigma, Intelligent Automation, organization change and technology programs. In April 2017, Jim assumed responsibility for the Data Exchange Team, a team focussed on emerging data innovation.
Prior to joining Experian, Jim held various positions at TRW Inc. including finance, planning, information systems and general management for the company’s automotive, space and defense divisions. He was also a public accountant for Deloitte & Touche and a financial analyst at Unisys.
Jim is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in Accounting from The University of Michigan where he graduated with honours.