TransUnion appoints Samuel Ho as CEO for Hong Kong

Zafirah Salim

Hong Kong-based consumer credit reporting company, TransUnion, has recently named banking and finance veteran, Samuel Ho, as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Hong Kong.

In this new role, Ho will be responsible for growing the company's range of information solutions for both consumers and businesses, including credit reporting and credit risk data and analytics services.

Prior to joining the company, Ho most recently served as the director and Head of Lending at Citibank, where he was tasked to oversee the bank's unsecured and mortgage lending, wealth management and customer acquisition business. He has also held other senior roles in companies like Ping An Trust and United Asia Finance.

Commenting on Ho's appointment, Lawrence Tsong, President of Asia Pacific at TransUnion, said, "TransUnion is moving beyond its traditional consumer credit reporting role to become a major information solution provider. Samuel's extensive experience in consumer banking will help strengthen our consumer business and better let us formulate services that will help banks make objective decisions throughout the customer credit lifecycle."