Global Board Member Since: March 2009
John W. Blenke is executive vice president, corporate general counsel and corporate secretary responsible for the legal, government relations, corporate governance and compliance and consumer privacy functions of TransUnion and its subsidiaries.
Mr. Blenke has more than 20 years of legal experience. Prior to joining TransUnion in 2003, Mr. Blenke was with Household International, Inc., for 14 years where he held a number of senior management positions, including vice president, group general counsel and assistant secretary.
Mr. Blenke received his Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis in 1977 and his Juris Doctorate from DePaul University in Chicago in 1980. Mr. Blenke was admitted to both the Illinois Bar Association and the Northern District of Illinois in 1980 and the United States Supreme Court Bar in 2003. He is a member of the American Society of Corporate Secretaries, serving on its Securities Law Committee, and has been an arbitrator for the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc.