Thomas J. Manning, Chairman of the Board and Interim Chief Executive Officer
Tom was appointed Chairman of the Board and interim Chief Executive Officer on February 12, 2018. Prior to that, he served as our Lead Director from December 2016 until February 12, 2018 and has served on the Board since June 2013. Tom has been a Lecturer in Law at The University of Chicago Law School, teaching courses on corporate governance, private equity and U.S. China relations, since July 2012. Previously, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of Cerberus Asia Operations & Advisory Limited, a subsidiary of Cerberus Capital Management, a global private equity firm, from April 2010 to June 2012, Chief Executive Officer of Indachin Limited from October 2005 to March 2009, Chairman of China Board Directors Limited from August 2005 to April 2010, and a senior partner with Bain & Company and a member of Bain's China board and head of Bain's information technology strategy practice in the Silicon Valley and Asia from August 2003 to January 2005. Prior to that, Tom served as Global Managing Director of the Strategy & Technology Business of Capgemini, Chief Executive Officer of Capgemini Asia Pacific, and Chief Executive Officer of Ernst & Young Consulting Asia Pacific, where he led the development of consulting and IT service and outsourcing businesses across Asia from June 1996 to January 2003. Early in his career, Tom was with McKinsey & Company, Buddy Systems, Inc. and CSC Index. Tom is also a director of the following public companies: CommScope Holding Company, Inc. and Clear Media Limited. He previously served as a director of iSoftStone Holdings Limited, Asiainfo-Linkage, Gome Electrical Appliances Company and Bank of Communications.
Cindy Christy, President and Chief Operating Officer, Asurion Corporation
Cindy Christy has served as a director of Dun & Bradstreet since August 2015 and is a member of the Compensation & Benefits Committee. Cindy is currently the President and Chief Operating Officer of Asurion Corporation, where she has served in that role since September 2014. Prior to that, Cindy was Asurion Corporation’s President, Americas from December 2012 to September 2014 and President Sales, Marketing and Product Management from November 2008 to December 2012. Prior to joining Asurion, Cindy held several executive positions with Alcatel-Lucent (and predecessor entity, Lucent Technologies) from 1996 through 2008, including President and Chief Executive Officer of the Americas Region from January 2008 to October 2008, President and Chief Executive Officer, North America, from December 2006 to December 2007, President of Lucent Technologies’ Network Solutions Group from April 2005 to December 2006, and President of Lucent Technologies’ Mobility Solutions Group from March 2004 to April 2005. Cindy began her career with AT&T in 1988, where she held several leadership positions in marketing and product management. Cindy currently serves on the board of Crown Castle International Corporation.
L. Gordon Crovitz, Co-founder, Press +
Gordon has served as a director of Dun & Bradstreet since July 2014 and is a member of the Board Affairs Committee and Innovation & Technology Committee. The former Publisher of The Wall Street Journal and Executive Vice President of Dow Jones and President of its Consumer Media Group, Gordon has been active in digital media since the early 1990s. Gordon co-founded Journalism Online, LLC, a provider of e-commerce solutions for publishers, in April 2009. From 2008 until April 2009, Gordon was an active angel investor in, and advisor to, privately held media and technology companies. Prior to that, Gordon was with Dow Jones from 1980 until December 2007, serving as Executive Vice President and Publisher, Wall Street Journal and President of the Consumer Media Group from 2006-2007. In his previous role, he served as Senior Vice President and President of Electronic Publishing from 1998–2006. Gordon is a member of the Board of Directors of the following public companies: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Marin Software. He has not served as a director of any other public company in the last five years.
James N. Fernandez, Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Tiffany & Co.
Jim has served as a director of Dun & Bradstreet since December 2004 and was appointed Lead Director of the Board on February 12, 2018. He is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating & Governance Committee. Prior to his retirement in July 2014, Jim served with Tiffany & Co., a specialty retailer, designer, manufacturer and distributor of fine jewelry, timepieces, sterling silverware, china, crystal, stationery, fragrances and accessories, since October 1983. He held numerous positions with Tiffany & Co., including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from April 1989 until January 1998, when he was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In June 2011, Jim was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer with overall responsibility for finance, distribution, information technology, manufacturing and Tiffany’s Diamond and Gemstone Division. Jim does not serve, nor has he served in the last five years, on the board of any other public company.
Paul R. Garcia, Former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Global Payments, Inc.
Paul has served as a director of Dun & Bradstreet since May 2012 and is a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation & Benefits Committee, where he has served as Chairman since May 2014. Paul served as Chief Executive Officer of Global Payments, Inc., a leading provider of payment processing services, from February 2001 until October 2013. Paul served as a director of Global Payments from February 2001 through May 2014 and was Chairman of the Board from October 2002 through May 2014. Previously, Paul served as Chief Executive Officer of NDC eCommerce, a division of National Data Corporation, from July 1999 to February 2001, President and Chief Executive Officer of Productivity Point International, Inc. from 1996 to 1998, Group President of First Data Issuing Services from 1995 to 1996, Chief Executive Officer of both National Bancard Corporation (NaBANCO) and First Financial Bank from 1982 to 1995, and National Sales Manager of Chase Manhattan Merchant Bank Card Services from 1979 to 1982. Paul is also a director of West Corporation and SunTrust Banks, Inc., both public companies.
Anastassia Lauterbach, Former Senior Vice President, Global Business Operations Europe, Qualcomm Incorporated
Anastassia has served as a director of Dun & Bradstreet since August 2013 and is a member of the Board Affairs Committee and Innovation & Technology Committee. Anastassia served as Senior Vice President of Global Business Operations Europe at Qualcomm Incorporated, a world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies, from September 2011 to August 2013. Previously, she served at Deutsche Telekom AG, as Senior Vice President, Business Development and Investments from August 2010 to May 2011, Acting Chief Products and Innovation Officer from March 2010 to November 2010, and Senior Vice President, Planning & Development from June 2009 to March 2010, and during her time at Deutsche Telekom she additionally served as a member of the Executive Operating Board. Prior to Deutsche Telekom, Anastassia served as Executive Vice President, Group Strategy at T Mobile International AG from September 2006 to May 2009 and, prior to T Mobile, she served in various operational and strategic roles at Daimler Chrysler Financial Services, McKinsey & Company and Munich Reinsurance Company. She is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Lauterbach Ventures and currently serves on Advisory and Supervisory Boards of several U.S. and European based technology companies. Anastassia does not serve, nor has she served in the last five years, on the board of any other public company.
Randall D. Mott, Senior Vice President, Global Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, General Motors Company
Randy has served as a director of Dun & Bradstreet since June 2015 and is a member of the Audit Committee and Innovation & Technology Committee. Randy is currently the Senior Vice President, Global Information Technology and Chief Information Officer of General Motors Company, where he has served in that role since February 2012. From July 2005 to September 2011, Randy served as Hewlett-Packard Company’s Chief Information Officer, and additionally became Executive Vice President in 2006. From February 2000 to July 2005 Randy served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Dell Computer Corporation. Randy started his career at Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. in 1978 as a programmer. He served in a variety of roles during his 22-year tenure at Wal-Mart, including as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer from 1994 to 2000. Randy is also a member of the advisory board at InformationWeek, a weekly print magazine that provides technology information focusing on software, hardware, network security and outsourcing. Randy does not currently serve, nor has he served in the last five years, on the board of any other public company. He previously served on the board at Fleming Companies, Inc.
Judith A. Reinsdorf, Former Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Johnson Controls International plc
Judy has served as a director of Dun & Bradstreet since June 2013. She is a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation & Benefits Committee and serves as the Chair of the Nominating & Governance Committee. Judy served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Johnson Controls International plc, a global leader in building products and technology, integrated solutions and energy storage, from September 6, 2016 until November 15, 2017, following its merger with Tyco International plc, where she served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel from March 2007 until September 6, 2016. Previously, she served as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of C. R. Bard, Inc. from October 2004 to February 2007, as Vice President and Corporate Secretary of Tyco from 2003 to 2004 and as Vice President and Associate General Counsel of Pharmacia Corporation from 2000 to 2003. From 1995 to 2000, she held the position of Assistant General Counsel and Chief Legal Counsel, Corporate, at Monsanto Company. Judy does not serve, nor has she served in the last five years, on the board of any other public company.
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