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SmartSearch Appoints Former Dow Jones Executive as CEO

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SmartSearch, an anti-money laundering specialist using electronic entity verification, has named Guy Harrison as CEO with responsibility to drive the company’s strategic growth plan. Harrison joins from Dow Jones, where he was general manager of the company’s risk and compliance business. He takes over the CEO role from SmartSearch CEO and founder John Dobson, who launched the business in 2011 and will remain with the company as a non-executive director.

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