SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date Earliest Event Reported): August 9, 2013
TransUnion Holding Company, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
55 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661
(Address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, of registrants principal executive offices)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
As previously announced, Mr. Jeffrey J. Hellinga, Executive Vice President of the U.S. Information Services (USIS) segment of TransUnion Holding Company, Inc. and TransUnion Corp. (collectively, the Company), confirmed to the Company his decision to resign from his current positions with the Company and its subsidiaries for personal reasons and, in order to ensure an orderly transition of his responsibilities, agreed to continue to act as the Executive Vice President of the USIS segment until his successor had been duly appointed and had assumed his or her responsibilities. Following the appointment of Chris Cartwright as President of the USIS segment, as discussed in Item 7.01 below, Mr. Hellinga and the Company have agreed that Mr. Hellingas resignation will be effective as of September 30, 2013.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On August 13, 2013, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Chris Cartwright as President of the USIS segment. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated by reference herein.
This information is furnished pursuant to Item 7.01 of Form 8-K and shall not be deemed to be filed for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, unless the Company specifically incorporates it by reference in a document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act. By filing this Current Report on Form 8-K and furnishing this information, the Company makes no admission as to the materiality of any information in this report that is required to be disclosed solely by reason of Regulation FD.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|Exhibit 99.1||Press release dated August 13, 2013, announcing executive appointment.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
TRANSUNION HOLDING COMPANY, INC.
|Date: August 15, 2013|
|By:||/s/ Mick Forde|
|Title:||Vice President Corporate Law &Assistant Secretary|
555 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661
TransUnion Names Chris Cartwright President, U.S. Information Services
Chicago, Aug. 13, 2013 TransUnion, a leading global information solutions provider, today announced that Chris Cartwright has joined the company as president, U.S. Information Services (USIS). Cartwright will oversee the business unit that provides analytical services and decision technology, risk management services, credit reports and scores to customers in the United States that operate in a number of industries, including financial, housing, marketing services and insurance. He will report directly to chief executive officer (CEO) and president, Jim Peck.
As marketplace dynamics quickly evolve, we need agile leaders who can anticipate and deliver against the changing information services needs of our customers, Peck said. Based on his extensive industry experience and track record of growing businesses, Chris is immediately poised to drive innovative solutions for our customers and help grow TransUnions footprint in existing and in new vertical markets.
Cartwright is a highly accomplished executive who offers more than 20 years of experience across a range of industries, including information management and technology. Most recently, Cartwright served as CEO of Decision Insight Information Group where he managed an operational transformation for its private equity owners.
Cartwright also brings experience from working successfully inside of large, complex global companies. He spent 13 years at Wolters Kluwer, a global information services and workflow solutions company, where he led the business services and software division, created the companys first shared services and technology organization, and implemented a variety of best practices for market-driven growth and operational excellence.
Cartwright attended college at The University of Texas at Austin, and graduated with a bachelors degree in business administration and a masters in public administration.
555 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60661
As a global leader in credit and information management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people around the world by gathering, analyzing and delivering information. For businesses, TransUnion helps improve efficiency, manage risk, reduce costs and increase revenue by delivering comprehensive data and advanced analytics and decisioning. For consumers, TransUnion provides the tools, resources and education to help manage their credit health and achieve their financial goals. Through these and other efforts, TransUnion is working to build stronger economies worldwide. Founded in 1968 and headquartered in Chicago, TransUnion reaches businesses and consumers in 33 countries around the world on five continents. www.transunion.com/business
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