Callcredit Information Group appoints new Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel

Colin RutterCallcredit Information Group, the second largest credit reference agency in the UK and specialist in managing consumer data, today announced that Colin Rutter is joining the business as Chief Risk Officer and General Counsel.

“With a distinguished legal career that includes extensive commercial, legal, compliance, risk, government affairs and regulatory experience working in the credit reference industry both in the UK and overseas markets, Colin will provide critical guidance as we look to double the business over the next five years and expand into international markets,” said Mike Gordon, CEO Callcredit Information Group. “He will be a valuable asset to our leadership team and I look forward to working closely with him.”

With over 25 years of legal experience, Colin Rutter joins Callcredit Information Group from Experian where he was General Counsel and a member of the UK&I, EMEA and APAC Executive teams. In his time at Experian, Colin set up and ran Legal, Compliance and Government Affairs teams in the EMEA, APAC and UK&I regions, and the commercial team in the UK&I.

Commenting on his appointment Colin Rutter said: “After almost 21 years at Experian I am looking forward to taking on a new leadership challenge. Callcredit’s longstanding leadership in innovation and talent are tenets of an organisation that is poised for growth and long-term success.”