Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
John Hartman leads Corporate Development and the Identify and Fraud Solutions (IFS) business organization at Equifax. He is a member of the company's Senior Leadership Team, reporting to the CEO, and is responsible for the company's increasing development and expansion efforts into high-growth, emerging markets domestically and internationally and it's advanced consumer identity protection and fraud security group . He was named to the Corporate Development position in April 2010 and added the IFS responsibilities in May 2014.
Mr. Hartman has deep experience in development and operations, with a strong record of starting, growing and broadening entrepreneurial businesses within established companies. In five years as Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer for Acuity Brands, Hartman was instrumental in growing revenues more than 30 percent for the two-billion dollar global manufacturer. While at BellSouth, Hartman helped start, establish and operationalize the company's innovative, digital entertainment service. In addition, as Executive Vice President – International at BellSouth, he gained extensive operations experience in Latin America, Asia and Europe. He has also held senior positions at Cox Communications and United Parcel Service and most recently was president of Growth Vector, an Atlanta-based company that provides advisory and implementation services to companies seeking business turnarounds.
Mr. Hartman holds an MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business, and a BS in Business Management/Marketing from Cornell University.