ST. LOUIS, April 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) today announced that Paulino Barros, President, Equifax International, was honored as an Olin Business School alumni award recipient. Selected from a roster that included thought leaders from a number of industries, Barros was presented with this accolade at an April 4 th event in St. Louis. Sponsored by Washington University's Olin Business School, this award spotlights industry leaders who have achieved significant recognition in their field. Recipients of this award exemplify a high level of leadership in many areas, including integrity, commitment, courage and confidence. As the President of Equifax's International business and an executive with more than 30 years of industry experience, Barros has a track record defined by leadership and excellence. "Paulino's commitment to leadership and strategic execution has played an important role in positioning Equifax as an international market leader," said Dann Adams, President, Equifax Workforce Solutions. "By creating a culture of collaboration that brings together top talent, Paulino inspires his teams to deliver innovative solutions that put the voice of the customer first and drive growth." Today, Equifax International includes significant operations in Canada, Europe and Latin America as well as an investment in one of Brazil's largest consumer and commercial credit information companies. Equifax has expanded its footprint across a number of vertical industries and global markets, including St. Louis, where its Workforce Solutions business unit (formerly TALX) is based and employs more than 1000 people. "Programs like Olin's EMBA provide a forum for building the leadership skills necessary to manage change and drive growth in today's global marketplace," said Paulino Barros, President, Equifax International. "I am honored to receive this award and be recognized among a community of peers who understand the vital role that leadership and strategic execution play in addressing industry needs and delivering business impact."