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): February 4, 2019




(Exact name of registrant as specified in Charter)




Georgia   001-06605   58-0401110

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

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1550 Peachtree Street, N.W.  
Atlanta, Georgia   30309
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

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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 February 4, 2019, Equifax Inc. (the “Company”) announced that Sid Singh has been appointed to serve as President—U.S. Information Solutions, replacing Paulino do Rego Barros, Jr., effective February 11, 2019. In this role, Mr. Singh 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. Singh, age 41, served as group president of Integrated Solutions & Vertical Markets at Global Payments Inc., since February 2013. Prior thereto, he served as Senior Vice President, Global Product of Global Payments Inc. since 2010. Prior thereto, he served as Vice President and Regional Head, Asia Pacific of Global Payments Inc. since 2006. Prior thereto, he held senior management positions with HSBC and Citibank.

Mr. Barros will spend the next several months working with Mr. Singh in his transition to Equifax and the USIS business. Moving forward, Mr. Barros will provide leadership support for strategy, business development and global partnerships for the broader enterprise.

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits




99.1    Press Release dated February 4, 2019.


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: February 8, 2019     EQUIFAX INC.

/s/ John J. Kelley III


John J. Kelley III

Corporate Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

and Corporate Secretary