Equifax CIO, chief security officer to retire following data breach
As part of the company's ongoing review of the cybersecurity incident announced September 7, 2017, Equifax made personnel changes and released additional information regarding its preliminary findings about the incident. The company announced that the Chief Information Officer and Chief Security Officer are retiring. Mark Rohrwasser has been appointed interim Chief Information Officer. Rohrwasser joined Equifax in 2016 and has led Equifax's International IT operations since that time. Russ Ayres has been appointed interim Chief Security Officer. Ayres most recently served as a Vice President in the IT organization at Equifax. He will report directly to the Chief Information Officer. The personnel changes are effective immediately.