D&B announced the appointment of four key executives effective June 1 2011:
Richard H. Veldran is appointed Chief Financial Officer for D&B reporting to the CEO. Mr. Veldran, currently our Chief Strategy Officer, joined D&B in 2003 and held positions of progressively increasing responsibility, including CFO of North America, Treasurer, and Leader of Global Reengineering. Mr. Veldran replaces Anastasios G. (Tasos) Konidaris, who has made a decision to leave the organization to pursue other professional opportunities.
Emanuele A. Conti is appointed President, D&B International and continues as Chief Administrative Officer of D&B. Mr. Conti joined D&B in 2003 and has held positions of progressively increasing responsibility, including President of Europe, Leader of North America Small Business and Leader of Corporate Strategy. Mr. Conti will assume leadership of our International business, which includes Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America, while maintaining leadership for Strategy and Human Resources.
Byron C. Vielehr is appointed President, North America and retains leadership of Strategic Technology Investment. Mr. Vielehr joined D&B in 2005 as Chief Information Officer, and his current role is President, Global Risk and Analytics. Mr. Vielehr will be responsible for driving growth in our North America business while implementing the capabilities related to our Strategic Technology Investment. Mr. Vielehr will replace George I. Stoeckert, who has made a decision to leave the organization to pursue other professional opportunities.
Joshua L. Peirez is appointed President, Global Product, Marketing and Innovation. Mr. Peirez joined D&B in 2010 as President Innovation and Chief Marketing Officer. Mr. Peirez will assume responsibility for Global Risk and Analytics while also retaining responsibilities for our Sales and Marketing Solutions (S&MS), Global Marketing, Innovation and Data.
Source: Dun & Bradstreet Corporation