7 May 2007 16:38

Vasily Dubov appointed general director of Experian-Interfax

The Experian-Interfax Credit Bureau, has appointed Vasily Dubov as its new general director.

Announcing the appointment, Mikhail Komissar, chairman of Experian-Interfax and chairman and CEO of the Interfax Information Services Group, said: “The credit bureau is now headed by an expert who has considerable experience in the retail consumer loans market. His experience will enable us to implement new information and analytical services, primarily scoring services, more actively, as well as to increase the effectiveness of the bureau as a tool for managing risk in the consumer loans market.”

Vasily Dubov was born in 1975, graduated from the foreign languages’ department of Moscow State University. Received a second degree at the business school of the economics department of Moscow State University, received the Candidate of Science degree at the graduate school of the economics department of Moscow State University.

In 1998 joined Citibank, took part in launching and expanding the retail business of Citibank. In 2006 accepted the offer of KMB Bank (acquired by the European financial group Intesa in 2005 to enter the retail banking market) where he was deputy director of the retail business department responsible for consumer lending and the formation of a branch network.

The Experian-Interfax consumer credit bureau currently works with 190 credit organisations, including major banks providing services in the consumer loans market. Its database contains 2 million records.

Experian-Interfax was founded in October 2004. It is owned by the Interfax Information Services Group, a major provider of information and services for financial markets, and Experian, a global leader in providing analytical and information solutions to organisations and consumers to help manage the risk and reward of financial decisions.

The credit bureau was established to provide accurate information to credit organisations on borrowers’ track records in fulfilling their credit obligations and improving creditors’ and borrowers’ protection against credit risks.