Dun & Bradstreet on Thursday said Gary Kotovets was appointed chief data officer, reporting directly to company President Stephen Daffron.
In his new role, Kotovets will lead the firm’s comprehensive data strategy globally, including how information collected through Dun & Bradstreet’s Data Cloud can be best utilized for new products to meet an ever-growing roster of client use cases. He will be responsible for enterprise data governance and ensuring the quality and integrity of Dun & Bradstreet data continues to be industry-leading.
Kotovets will also identify innovative means for transforming the business as it continues to explore new digital and alternative data opportunities.
“Organizations around the world, in virtually every industry, rely on Dun & Bradstreet’s trusted and ethically-sourced commercial data, and the tools, insights, and transparency that can fuel their success in today’s world,” said Daffron.
Kotovets joins Dun & Bradstreet from Bloomberg LP where he most recently served as global head of data acquisition and management, leading an international team responsible for all aspects of financial information management, including research and development, data science, analytics, risk and compliance, across Bloomberg’s businesses. Prior to this role, Kotovets was global head of exchanges and custom index calculation businesses. Earlier in his career, Kotovets held roles in new business development and international project management.