Short Hills-based Dun & Bradstreet has announced that Josh Peirez has been appointed president and chief operating officer and Curtis Brown has been named chief content and technology officer.
“I am very pleased to elevate both Josh and Curtis to help accelerate Dun & Bradstreet’s growth strategy,” said Bob Carrigan, chief executive officer and director, Dun & Bradstreet. “Their teams will work closely together to develop and deliver modern solutions to serve our customers’ ever more sophisticated business needs.”
In his expanded role as president and chief operating officer, Peirez will lead 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. Brown, who has served as Dun & Bradstreet’s chief information officer for the past year, has been promoted to chief content and technology officer. In addition to leading the company’s technology transformation, Brown will now also focus on the global delivery of Dun & Bradstreet’s data and analytics across all the company’s customer solutions and channels.
Peirez and Brown will both report to Bob Carrigan. Their executive appointments were effective immediately.
Peirez has been with Dun & Bradstreet since September 2010, and has held several prominent roles within the company, including chief operating officer, president of marketing and innovation and president global product, marketing and innovation. Before joining Dun & Bradstreet, he was with MasterCard where he served as chief innovation officer for MasterCard Worldwide.
Brown joined Dun & Bradstreet in September 2014, and leads the strategy and implementation of technology globally. Previously he was global chief technology officer and executive vice president for AOL, Inc.