Victor K. Nichols
Victor K. Nichols has served as a director of our company since September 2014. He currently sits on public boards and advisory committees, including Bank of Hawaii Corporation and the Economic Leadership Council of UCSD. Mr Nichols is the Chief Executive Officer of Harland Clarke Holdings (HCH), a portfolio of companies optimizing customer relationships through a broad variety of omni-channel solutions. Harland Clarke, Valassis, RetailMeNot, and Scantron are the major businesses delivering transformational solutions that connect more than 70,000 clients across all industry segments with hundreds of millions of consumers.
With more than 35 years of diverse global business experience in finance, marketing, data, analytics and technology, Mr. Nichols assumed the top leadership responsibilities at Harland Clarke Holdings in 2017. Prior to this role, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Valassis, a wholly owned subsidiary of Harland Clarke Holdings. He has also served as Chief Executive Officer for North America at Experian, a global leader in data-and analytics-based information services, as well as the Managing Director, UK & EMEA at Experian. In addition, Mr. Nichols has held strategic roles as Chief Information Officer for Wells Fargo & Company and Chief Executive Officer of VICOR, a company delivering advanced corporate receivables management solutions. His extensive experience also includes serving as President of Safeguard Business Systems as well as various senior leadership positions at Bank of America managing the consumer lending business and retail operations.
Mr. Nichols holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego and an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. Mr. Nichols brings to the Board extensive business and leadership experience across multiple industries, which enables him to provide key operational and management perspective.