Callcredit Marketing Solutions Appoints Buxton to Operations Role

Gary Buxton has joined Callcredit Marketing Solutions as Technical Operations Director. Callcredit Marketing Solutions was formed in February this year with the merger of major data and marketing players Broadsystem and EuroDirect under the leadership of Caroline Worboys.

Gary joins from Acxiom where he held the role of European Operations and Client Services Director since 2001. Gary managed large development teams at Acxiom and has a huge amount of experience in product and application development as well as very strong process management skills.

At Callcredit Marketing Solutions, Gary will be reporting through to Cyril Law, Technology and Systems Director. He will be leading the group's project to enhance their data assets and the operational environment in which these work, as well as operational management of key clients.

Gary brings a wealth of knowledge to the role having held senior technical operations positions at GE Capital for five years and National Power for seven years. He was instrumental in helping win new business and has worked with large clients such as Axa, Citibank, GEMoney, Virgin, BT and Vodafone.

Gary Buxton comments:
"Having decided to try a new role after working in the same company for 8 years, I am extremely excited to be joining Callcredit Marketing Solutions at such a pivotal time in their development."

Caroline Worboys, Managing Director Callcredit Marketing Solutions adds:
"This is a very exciting time for the group and we are anticipating substantial innovation and growth. Gary's strength is that he is very client focussed: I look forward to welcoming him to the team and I'm sure he'll make a great contribution."


Notes to Editors

About the Callcredit Information Group
Callcredit Information Group brings together experts across the fields of credit referencing, marketing services, interactive solutions and consultative analytics to enable our client base of businesses and consumers to make informed decisions using our innovative products and services. The group is made up of two complementary divisions:

Marketing Solutions, providing specialist knowledge in customer analytics, consumer targeting, database building and hosting, marketing communications, business modelling and market analysis through three market leaders in their own fields: EuroDirect, Broadsystem and GMAP Consulting.

Credit Solutions, encompassing Callcredit, Legatio and DecisionMetrics - specialists in credit risk, ID verification services and tracing tools.

About Broadsystem
Broadsystem creates, manages and delivers multi-channel customer communication strategies.  It develops, hosts, and manages marketing databases and, through the intelligent analysis of marketing data, delivers and handles marketing messages through integrated multi-channel communications. Broadsystem clients include: RAF, NHS 'stop smoking support programme', Times Newspapers Limited, Sky, Lancôme, Mulberry, BBC World Service, FIVE, Vodafone, ING Direct, Wickes, TUI Group, News Group Newspapers Group, Marriott, Associated Newspapers Ltd.

About EuroDirect
EuroDirect (www.eurodirect.com), the marketing services business within Callcredit information group and is one of the UK's leading marketing suppliersThe company is well established in the field of direct marketing. Clients include over 40% of the UK's top 1,000 companies, including three of the top five largest multi nationals Examples are Npower, Airmiles, Capital One, Scottish and Southern, Barclaycard and HBOS. EuroDirect is a prime supplier of consumer data, targeting and segmentation systems, credit marketing services and software and technologies to help marketers undertake consumer profiling, analysis, targeting, data management, market analysis and decision support. EuroDirect also works internationally and has developed a suite of international segmentation tools under the CAMEO brand.