Teres Solutions Expands Board

Teres Solutions, an Austin, Texas-based publisher of lending automation software for financial institutions, has appointed Larry Howell as board chairman, Teres' parent company announced Tuesday. CRIF, an international provider of consulting and software services, described Howell as a 40-year veteran of the financial services industry. Most recently, CRIF said, Howell was president of TransUnion International's operations in Asia and Europe. CRIF, which acquired Teres in July, said it also named Howell as chairman of its International Advisory Board. Howell currently lives in Bologna, Italy, site of CRIF's corporate headquarters.