TransUnion has appointed Sam Welch to its UK executive team, as he joins the business as part of its global strategy and planning function.

Taking up his role as strategy and planning director for TransUnion in the UK, Welch will be responsible for driving its growth agenda, aligned to client needs and market trends.

Welch joins from Experian, where he spent nearly four years in a similar position across both the UK and EMEA, and played an integral role in articulating the strategic direction of the business. He brings extensive industry expertise, with a career spanning more than 15 years across the UK, Europe and Asia.

CEO of TransUnion in the UK, Satrajit “Satty” Saha, said “As part of our global strategy and planning team, Sam Welch will help us to leverage the full extent of TransUnion’s global strengths here in the UK, enabling us to expand our business in both core and new sectors. He’s a welcome addition to our executive team and will further strengthen our senior leadership as we embark on this next exciting phase of growth.”