Data breach claims Equifax CEO's head

|About: Equifax Inc. (EFX)|By:, SA News Editor

Equifax (NYSE:EFX) Chairman and CEO Richard Smith is retiring, effective today. Current board member Mark Feidler has been appointed to the role of non-executive chairman. Paulino do Rego Barros - most recently president, Asia-Pacific - has been appointed as interim CEO.

Shares remain halted from premarket trade.

Update at 9:28 ET: Reopened for trade, shares are down 2.25%.

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