Experian Data Quality
Analyst Coverage: Philip Howard
Experian Ltd is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index with revenues in the last year (to March 2013) of US$4.7 billion. Experian employs approximately 17,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in the UK, the US and Brazil. It is perhaps most well-known for its credit scoring but, more broadly, offers a range of information services.
Experian Data Quality is an operating division of Experian that was previously known as Experian QAS. It changed its name in late 2013 with the introduction of the Experian Data Quality Platform (DQP) and it reflects the company's intention to offer a broader data quality offering than was previously the case with QAS, which was well-known predominantly for its name and address cleansing. Experian Data Quality has some 500 employees with operations throughout the world, with offices in the UK, France (EMEA head office), The Netherlands, the United States (multiple offices), Canada, Singapore, New Zealand and Australia. The company also has partners in other locations.
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