Dun & Bradstreet president, COO resigns

Dun & Bradstreet announced a leadership change at the Short Hills-based business services company.

Joshua L. Peirez, current president and chief operating officer, is resigning, effective Thursday.

“It has been a privilege to work alongside the Dun & Bradstreet senior leadership team and our company’s talented and dedicated employees. I am proud of the strong global relationships we have built with our partners and customers. After seven great years at Dun & Bradstreet, it is now the right time for me to pursue other opportunities that have been presented to me,” Peirez said.

Dun & Bradstreet said it will announce a transition plan soon.

“Josh has been a valued member of the senior leadership team and we thank him for his numerous contributions,” said Thomas Manning, Dun & Bradstreet chairman of the board and interim CEO. “On behalf of the board, I wish Josh all the best in his next opportunity.”