Dun & Bradstreet Announces Appointment of New Executives
SHORT HILLS, NJ – (BUSINESS WIRE) –Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc. (“Dun & Bradstreet” or the “Company”) (NYSE: DNB), a leading global provider of business decision data and analytics, has announced the appointment of Virginia (“Ginny”) Gomez as Chief Product Officer and Michael (“Mike”) Manos as CTO.
Gomez joins Dun & Bradstreet from TransUnion, where she was executive vice president of product and portfolio management, bringing to her new role a solid track record of global product innovation and execution. Manos, a well-known and innovative technologist, joins the company after leaving Fiserv where he was CTO, with a solid reputation in improving business operations by effectively developing and evolving technology.
“The impressive experience Ginny and Mike each bring will help us advance our strategy of delivering our best-in-class data and analytics into new, modern solutions that will give our customers a competitive advantage and position our business for long-term growth. term, ”said Anthony Jabbour, chairman and CEO of Dun & Bradstreet. “The combination of Ginny’s track record of creating new offerings that meet evolving customer needs and Mike’s proven ability to deliver those solutions through modern cloud-based architecture will create immense value for us. Capitalizing on the foundational efforts we have made over the past two years, we are delighted to add these two talented individuals to continue our journey towards growth and innovation. ”
Gomez will lead Dun & Bradstreet’s global product portfolio, focusing on driving rapid innovation and developing large-scale products that enable the company’s more than 137,000 customers globally to effectively manage risk and accelerate growth. With more than 20 years of experience leading product teams, Gomez brings extensive strategic, commercial, operational, product and marketing expertise to drive the development of new solutions.
“Dun & Bradstreet has built a brand that organizations around the world trust to help them make data-driven decisions that shape their businesses,” said Ginny Gomez, Chief Product Officer of Dun & Bradstreet. “I look forward to unlocking new areas of potential for the company as it seeks to capitalize on its extensive data footprint and strength in the analytics industry, and I look forward to partnering with the talented Dun & Bradstreet Product team to redefine our space and create cutting-edge solutions that benefit our customers and grow our business. ”
Manos brings more than 25 years of industry experience and deep technological knowledge to Dun & Bradstreet. It has a proven track record in modernizing and scaling existing platforms for companies such as AOL Services, Nokia and more recently Fiserv, while simultaneously working with product teams to take advantage of the latest technology in the industry. sector to develop new solutions. Manos’ passion for solving the most complex problems for clients of all sizes will bring immediate value to Dun & Bradstreet as he leads the company through the next chapter of technological innovation to enable rapid growth and the provision of data-driven products, services and information. .
“It is an honor to join a company that recognizes the criticality of technology in driving product innovation and delivering seamless, unified experiences for customers as they continue to navigate this dynamic world,” said Mike Manos. , CTO of Dun & Bradstreet. “Technology can have a powerful impact on how we provide our customers with the data, analytical insights and solutions they need to solve the world’s most complex business problems, and I’m ready to make sure that this is happening on a whole new level for Dun & Bradstreet as it continues to grow and create greater value for customers.
The company recently announced that it will be opening a new location in Jacksonville, Florida, which will become its new headquarters, and plans to increase its workforce there with 500 new jobs over the next five years. Gomez and Manos will be based in Jacksonville when the company opens its new office in fall 2021.
Ginny Gomez joins Dun & Bradstreet from TransUnion where she served as Executive Vice President of Product and Portfolio Management. Ginny also spent time at First Advantage where she was Executive Vice President of Product Management and Marketing and managed product strategy, marketing and business development for the company’s global screening solutions (formerly LexisNexis Risk Solutions Group) and initiatives. She has also held leadership positions at Lulu and PeopleFluent. Gomez holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Old Dominion University.
Mike Manos joined the company after Fiserv where he was CTO and oversaw the company’s technology operations, infrastructure, platform automation, and payment, banking and e-commerce platform development. Prior to Fiserv, Manos held senior positions at AOL Services, Nokia, Digital Reality Trust, Microsoft and Walt Disney. He holds several industry certifications and is proud to hold numerous patents on infrastructure technology, software development and processes. Manos holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
About Dun & Bradstreet
Dun & Bradstreet, one of the world’s leading providers of business decision data and analytics, enables companies around the world to improve their business performance. Dun & Bradstreet’s Data Cloud powers solutions and delivers information that enables customers to accelerate revenues, reduce costs, mitigate risk and transform businesses. Since 1841, businesses of all sizes have relied on Dun & Bradstreet to help them manage risk and reveal opportunities. Twitter: @DunBradstreet