Equifax Inc. named Wednesday Mark Begor as its chief executive officer, effective April 16. Begor was most recently managing director at Warbug Pincus, and before that was at General Electric Co. for 35 years. He succeeds Paulino Do Rego Barros, who served as interim CEO since Sept. 26, 2017, when former CEO Richard Smith retired in the wake of a data breach scandal. The stock, which was still inactive in premarket trade, has lost 14.6% over the past 12 months, while the S&P 500 has gained 10.8%.
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