TransUnion Hires International Fraud Expert, Enhancing Identity Management Offerings in Canada

TransUnion today announced the appointment of Sonja Schindeler as vice president of Fraud Solutions in the Canadian market. Schindeler is joining TransUnion to manage the development and complete life-cycle of TransUnion's suite of fraud solutions, which include detection tools, fraud analytics, alerts, monitoring and compliance.

In her prior role, Schindeler led Fair Isaac's Global Fraud Solutions division and further expanded international acceptance of the company's fraud detection solution. Schindeler previously spent 10 years at TransUnion, where she spearheaded the development of detection and fraud prevention tools. Schindeler graduated from the University of Alberta.

"We are excited to welcome Sonja Schindeler back to TransUnion and we look forward to working with her to further expand our specialized fraud solution services," said Derrick Breau, group vice president, Canadian Sales Operations. "With the addition of Schindeler's 16 years of fraud experience to our team, TransUnion will continue to add new levels of innovation strategies in the constantly evolving fraud environment and help lenders reduce identity risks." 

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As a global leader in credit information and information management services, TransUnion creates economic and competitive advantages for businesses and consumers. For businesses, TransUnion helps improve efficiency, manage risk, reduce costs and increase revenue by delivering comprehensive data and advanced analytics and decisioning. For consumers, TransUnion provides the tools, resources and education to help manage their credit health and achieve their financial goals. Through these and other efforts, TransUnion is working to build stronger economies worldwide. Based in Toronto, with global headquarters located in Chicago, Illinois, TransUnion provides service and support throughout Canada. Visit to learn more.


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