Short Hills, N.J.—D&B announced that Steven W. Alesio has been promoted to CEO, from president-COO. He succeeds Allan Z. Loren, who announced his retirement plans last May.
Loren will serve as chairman until he retires in May 2005, when Alesio will add that title.
Alesio has been a member of the D&B board since May 2002.
The company has not announced who will assume Alesio's former titles.