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The new strategy is designed to transform D&B into a growth company with an important presence on the Web, while delivering shareholder value.
"We have a strong team that will provide the direction and leadership required to effectively implement our plan and ensure a successful transformation," said Allan Z. Loren, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Dun & Bradstreet. "The team will be aligned to the Blueprint, jointly goaled and measured by the success of the business as a whole. I will also bring in new talent for other key positions in the business."
The D&B organization will be comprised of four major markets and eight global groups. The following executives all report to Loren.
Andre Dahan, 51, is named Senior Vice President of the Corporation and will lead the Electronic Commerce team. Dahan has played a key role in positioning D&B to be a leader in business-to-business activity on the Web.
Tim Murphy, 40, is named Senior Vice President of the Corporation and will lead the North American North American
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[French rivière (de diamants), river (of diamonds), from Old French rivere, from Vulgar Latin , 48, is named Senior Vice President of the Corporation and will lead the European team. He will oversee the realignment re·a·lign
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1. To put back into proper order or alignment.
2. To make new groupings of or working arrangements between. of D&B's European model to maximize efficiency and profitability in the European market as a whole. de la Riviere successfully led D&B's operations in France, Italy, Switzerland and Iberia.
Ron Klausner, 47, is named Senior Vice President of the Corporation and will continue to lead the Asia-Pacific/Latin America business and Receivables Receivables
An asset designation applicable to all debts, unsettled transactions or other monetary obligations owed to a company by its debtors or customers. Receivables are recorded by a company's accountants and reported on the balance sheet, and they and include all debts owed Management Services. Klausner and his teams are focused on continuing to improve profitability in all markets.
Murphy, de la Riviere and Klausner will jointly manage D&B's Global Accounts, another major component of the Blueprint focused on driving revenue growth from the largest global companies.
Gary Michel, 36, is named Vice President of the Corporation and will lead the Strategy Implementation team. Michel's team will oversee the continued development and successful implementation of the Blueprint for Growth.
Frank Sowinski, 44, is named Senior Vice President of the Corporation and will lead the Marketing team. Sowinski's team will leverage D&B's powerful brand in both the physical world and on the Web, overseeing brand management, pricing, business development and product management for the business.
Bill Alley William (Bill) Edward Alley (born 3 February 1919 in Sydney, Australia; died 26 November 2004 in Taunton, Somerset, England) was a cricketer who played 400 first-class matches for New South Wales, Somerset and a Commonwealth XI. , 41, will provide leadership for the Technology organization as acting Chief Technology Officer, reporting to Frank Sowinski. He will oversee the reallocation Noun 1. reallocation - a share that has been allocated again
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2. reallocation of technology to effectively support the Blueprint.
Ron Klausner will also lead the Data and Operations team, which will focus on enhancing the global database to meet the needs of the current marketplace as well as the emerging B2B (Business to Business) Refers to one business communicating with or selling to another. See B2B e-commerce, B2C and B2G.
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Peter Ross, 54, is named Senior Vice President of the Corporation and continues to lead the Human Resources The fancy word for "people." The human resources department within an organization, years ago known as the "personnel department," manages the administrative aspects of the employees. team. This team will play an important role in building a winning culture to lead the business through its business transformation.
Chet Geveda, 53, continues as Vice President and Controller and acting Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation, providing leadership to the Finance organization.
David Lewinter, 38, Vice President and Corporate Secretary, is named acting General Counsel of the corporation, providing leadership to the Legal organization.
Bill Summers, 40, is named Vice President of the Corporation and continues to lead the Communications function, responsible for developing and delivering a consistent communications program Software that manages the transmission of data between computers, typically via modem and the serial port. Such programs were very popular for connecting to BBSs before the Internet took off. to shareholders, customers and associates.
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