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TransUnion Elevates Chief Information Security Officer Jasper Ossentjuk to Executive Vice President

TransUnion (NYSE: TRU) announced today that Jasper Ossentjuk has been promoted to Executive Vice President, effective immediately.

As a global provider of risk and information solutions, safeguarding information is a top priority. For nearly five years, Ossentjuk served as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Senior Vice President, successfully leading TransUnion’s global organization’s Information Security, Third Party Risk Management and Cyber Fraud teams.

“Jasper has done extraordinary work elevating our technologies and processes, and the associated results of a multi-layered approach to information security,” said Abhi Dhar, Chief Information and Technology Officer. “He has been a strong leader and advocate in our data incident management process, and this promotion recognizes his achievements in this role, as well as its importance to the organization.”

Throughout Ossentjuk’s tenure with TransUnion, he has demonstrated an ability to operate on a global scale, working across the business to ensure alignment. In addition to reporting directly to Dhar, Ossentjuk has frequent dialogue with TransUnion’s board of directors. This includes reporting to the board’s recently established Technology, Privacy and Cybersecurity Committee on TransUnion’s adherence to the highest standards of information security and any evolving risks.

In addition to his role at TransUnion, Ossentjuk serves on the board of the National Technology Security Coalition. Prior to joining TransUnion in December 2014, he was a technology and security leader at HSBC where he served as the CISO for North America and later as CISO for HSBC’s Global Retail Banking business.

Ossentjuk previously held technology and leadership positions at Accenture as part of the Financial Services Practice. He has 23 years of experience as an IT and information security leader, and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional. He earned his Bachelor’s from the University of Arizona and Master's degree from George Washington University.

About TransUnion (NYSE: TRU)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 has a global presence in more than 30 countries and a leading presence in several international markets across North America, Africa, Europe, Latin America and Asia. Through the power of information, TransUnion is working to build stronger economies and families and safer communities worldwide.

We call this Information for Good®.