02:18 AM

Leading commercial credit expert joins TransUnion

  Johannesburg, South Africa - TransUnion's Analytic and Decision Services in South Africa has recently employed commercial credit expert Nicholas Tuttelberg in the capacity of Solutions Consultant. In this role, Tuttelberg will be responsible for solutions consulting and business development in the commercial environment. He will report directly to John Fourie, Executive Director of TransUnion Analytic and Decision Services.

 Tuttelberg has more than 16 years credit management experience in the financial services industry with Standard Bank and Nedbank, working on both the consumer and commercial side. Prior to joining TransUnion, Tuttelberg was Executive Director Credit for Reunert's internal finance company (RC and C Finance Company).

 At Reunert, Tuttelberg responsibilities included managing the risk and operations for the company. He was also in charge of implementing one of the first automated vetting systems in the market, a custom scorecard for the organisation and was an integral part of a team that successfully securitised Reunert's asset book with a leading bank.

 Tuttelberg commented: "I have always been impressed with TransUnion's ability of getting close to their customers, understanding their needs and goals and fostering a culture that can adapt quickly to change - especially in the dynamic credit environment. I am pleased to join the group and look forward to the opportunities ahead."

 Fourie added: "Nick brings with him years of experience and extensive knowledge of the commercial credit industry from the customer's point-of-view. We look forward to his contribution and believe that he will add significant value to our customers and the services we provide them."

 Tuttelberg is an Associate member of the Institute of Credit Management (ICM) and has a bachelor's degree in Business Management and Master of Business Leadership from Unisa.

 About TransUnion

 As a global leader in credit and information management, TransUnion creates advantages for millions of people and businesses around the world by gathering, analysing 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. Based in Johannesburg and Pretoria, with global headquarters located in Chicago in the US, TransUnion is Africa's oldest and leading provider of data-based business intelligence solutions. Visit www.transunion.co.za or www.mytransunion.co.za for more information.