Experian Appoints Huang Jian to lead its businesses in Greater China
Beijing, China, August 10, 2017 — Experian, the global information services company, has appointed Mr. Huang Jian as Managing Director of Greater China (GC). In his new role, Jian will be responsible for all management and operations in Greater China. Based in Shanghai, he will work closely with Experian’s Asia Pacific regional leadership to further cement the company’s commitment to China and its growth plans.
Under Jian’s leadership, the company will look to accelerate Experian’s strategy and focus on delivering solutions and expertise to benefit Chinese enterprise and facilitate their ambitious expansion plans into regional and global growth. Leveraging its global resources and experience, Experian’s commitment to Greater China will further bolster domestic insight into global market opportunities while preparing Chinese companies for it.
Jian, the new Managing Director of Experian Greater China, said, “With the digital growth of alternative data in China, it’s become a critical asset for economic and commercial development. China has seen a surge in the innovation of data application across numerous sectors including eCommerce, FinTech, Artificial Intelligence, Internet Finance and more. I look forward to executing the expansion strategy for Experian in Greater China and serving our clients and communities alike.”
Jian’s appointment also comes at an opportune time as Experian accelerates its preparation to support the One Belt and One Road initiative. His expertise and knowledge of China will steer the leadership’s investments into data and credit assets along the economic corridors, helping Chinese and other regional companies do business with trust and confidence.
“Experian is focused on accelerating the ambition and execution of our Asia Pacific strategy. We have complete confidence that Experian will see significant opportunity and growth under Jian’s steer and leadership. We are focused on strengthening our capability and this appointment demonstrates the commitment we have to our clients and our people in Greater China”, said Ben Elliott, Chief Executive Officer, Experian Asia Pacific.
Jian brings with him more than 23 years’ in IT consulting experience in North America and Greater China. Previously, he was Regional Executive and Vice President at Avanade (a joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft) Greater China. He relocated to China in 2006 and established Avanade in Shanghai, Beijing, Hong Kong and Guangzhou. Jian was responsible for growing Avanade, focusing on the development of key customers and channel partner relationships to drive the business to profitability. He possesses a wealth of experience from a career spent in the Financial Services, Tech, Communications and Retail sectors and has extensive technology, sales and operations expertise. Jian read Computer Science at the University of Shanghai and holds an Executive MBA from Fudan University.
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