Commercial information firm Dun & Bradstreet has announced that Joshua L. Peirez, President and Chief Operating Officer, has resigned from the company to pursue other opportunities, effective March 15, 2018. The Company intends to announce a transition plan in due course.
Peirez leads all aspects of Dun & Bradstreet’s customer-facing operations, including the company’s lines of business, multi-channel sales platform, and service of client solutions, as well as strategy and mergers and acquisitions.
He joined Dun & Bradstreet in September 2010 as President of Marketing & Innovation and has held several prominent roles within the company, including President of Marketing and Innovation and President Global Product, Marketing and Innovation. In February 2014 he was appointed Chief Operating Officer.
Prior to joining Dun & Bradstreet, Josh spent ten years with MasterCard, most recently in the role of Chief Innovation Officer for MasterCard Worldwide. Previously, he was the Chief Payment System Integrity Officer.
“It has been a privilege to work alongside the Dun & Bradstreet senior leadership team and our Company’s talented and dedicated employees. I am proud of the strong global relationships we have built with our partners and customers. After seven great years at Dun & Bradstreet, it is now the right time for me to pursue other opportunities that have been presented to me,” Peirez said.
Thomas Manning, Dun & Bradstreet Chairman of the Board and interim CEO, said Peirez has been a valued member of the senior leadership team “and we thank him for his numerous contributions”.
New York-listed Dun & Bradstreet grows the most valuable relationships in business. By uncovering truth and meaning from data, it connects customers with the prospects, suppliers, clients, and partners that matter most, and have since 1841.