Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): July 16, 2018




(Exact name of registrant as specified in Charter)




Georgia   001-06605   58-0401110

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1550 Peachtree Street, N.W.  
Atlanta, Georgia   30309
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On July 20, 2018, Equifax Inc. (the “Company”) announced that Paulino do Rego Barros, Jr. has been appointed to serve as President—U.S. Information Solutions, replacing Joseph M. Loughran III, who resigned from this position, each effective July 20, 2018. In this role, Mr. Barros will be responsible for leading the Company’s U.S. Information Solutions business, which provides consumer and commercial information solutions to businesses in the U.S. including online information, decisioning technology solutions, fraud and identity management services, portfolio management services, mortgage reporting and financial marketing services.

Mr. Barros, age 62, served as the Company’s interim Chief Executive Officer from September 2017 to April 2018. Prior thereto, he led the Company’s Asia-Pacific business since July 2017. Prior thereto, he was President, U.S. Information Solutions, since November 2015. Prior thereto, he served as President, International, since April 2010. Prior thereto, he founded and served as President of PB&C Global Investments, LLC, an international consulting and investment firm. Prior thereto, he held several executive positions at Bell South and AT&T, including President of Global Operations for AT&T. Prior thereto, he held executive and managerial roles at Motorola, Inc., The NutraSweet Company, and Monsanto Company.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits






99.1    Press Release dated July 20, 2018.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: July 20, 2018     EQUIFAX INC.
        /s/ John J. Kelley III

John J. Kelley III

Corporate Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

and Corporate Secretary