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Dun & Bradstreet Names Technology Veteran Curtis Brown New Chief Information Officer

Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB), the world’s leading provider of commercial business intelligence, today announced the appointment of Curtis Brown to the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO), reporting to Chief Operating Officer Josh Peirez, effective immediately. Brown, who most recently served as Global Chief Technology Officer at AOL, assumes global responsibility for Dun & Bradstreet's expanding portfolio of technology, proprietary data and related intellectual property.

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“As we continue to innovate our technology offerings and revolutionize the delivery of our data and services for our customers, we need leaders with a proven record of addressing complex business problems at scale,” said Peirez. “Curtis’s experience building world-class technical products and platforms, and transforming technology systems and functions will prove invaluable as we speed towards a more modern and progressive approach.”

Brown joins Dun & Bradstreet at a transformational time in its 173-year history. Recently posting its third consecutive quarter of top line growth, the Company has been successfully executing on its strategic approach to content delivery, and recently acquired Fliptop’s social data matching technology business as well as cloud-based business intelligence platform Indicee in April 2014.

“It is clear that Dun & Bradstreet is an organization committed to innovating and implementing next-level data offerings,” said Brown. “I am incredibly excited to help further the company’s use of technology as an enabler of its growth strategy and to establish it as a leader in IT and data security.”

About Dun & Bradstreet® (D&B)

The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation is the world's leading source of commercial data, analytics and insight on businesses. Our global commercial database contains more than 235 million business records. We transform commercial data into valuable insight which is the foundation of our global solutions that customers rely on to make critical business decisions.

Dun & Bradstreet provides solution sets that meet a diverse set of customer needs globally. Customers use Dun & Bradstreet Risk Management Solutions™ to mitigate credit and supplier risk, increase cash flow and drive increased profitability, and Dun & Bradstreet Sales & Marketing Solutions™ to provide data management capabilities that provide effective and cost efficient marketing solutions to increase revenue from new and existing customers.

For more information, please visit www.dnb.com or follow @DnBUS.

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