TransUnion Appoints Samuel Ho as Chief Executive Officer for Hong Kong
TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) announced today the appointment of seasoned banker, Samuel Ho, as chief executive officer for Hong Kong.
In his new role, Mr Ho will be responsible for growing the company’s broad range of information solutions for both consumers and businesses, including credit reporting and credit risk data and analytics services, in the city.
Commenting on Mr Ho’s appointment, Lawrence Tsong, President of Asia Pacific at TransUnion, said, “TransUnion is moving beyond its traditional consumer credit reporting role to become a major information solution provider. Samuel’s extensive experience in consumer banking will help strengthen our consumer business and better let us formulate services that will help banks make objective decisions throughout the customer credit lifecycle.”
With over 20 years of experience in banking and finance, Mr Ho spent the last 10 years with Citibank, where he was most recently director and Head of Lending, overseeing the bank’s unsecured and mortgage lending, wealth management and customer acquisition business.
He also previously served as General Manager for Ping An Trust’s consumer lending business and Head of Marketing for United Asia Finance.
Mr Ho holds a Master of Science degree in International Marketing from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland and is a graduate in Sociology from Hong Kong Baptist University.
Established in 1982 as Hong Kong’s first-and-only credit reference agency, TransUnion now maintains records on 4.95 million consumers in Hong Kong. In addition to consumer credit reporting, TransUnion also provides a broad range of innovative information solutions for businesses. Visit http://www.transunion.hk to learn more.
Information is a powerful thing. At TransUnion, we realize that. We are dedicated to finding innovative ways information can be used to help individuals make better and smarter decisions. We help uncover unique stories, trends and insights behind each data point, using historical information as well as alternative data sources. This allows a variety of markets and businesses to better manage risk and consumers to better manage their credit, personal information and identity. Today, TransUnion reaches consumers and businesses in more than 30 countries around the world on five continents. Through the power of information, TransUnion is working to build stronger economies and families and safer communities worldwide.
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