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CoreLogic Appoints New Chief Operating and Growth Officer

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CoreLogic, Inc.(CLGX - Free Report) yesterday announced a new appointment in its senior executive team. Patrick Dodd has joined CoreLogic in the newly created position of chief operating and growth officer.

In his role, Dodd will be supervising the company’s enterprise sales, marketing and customer experience operations. He will also be monitoring the development and implementation of CoreLogic’s commercial and go-to-market strategies aimed at boosting revenue growth and product deployment in multiple verticals.

Notably, shares of CoreLogic have gained 54.3% so far this year, outperforming the 14.2% rally of the industry it belongs to.


Dodd has previously held numerous senior executive leadership positions at Nielsen and other companies. He rose to the position of chief commercial officer at Nielsen Global Connect division in January 2019. Prior to this, he led Nielsen’s Global Markets Group and supervised the company’s business operations in 23 of the world’s fastest-growing markets. He also served as president of Nielsen Europe, China and Canada.

Considering the work expertise achieved by Dodd in his career so far, the latest appointment is expected to strengthen CoreLogic’s business operations.

Notably, Frank Martell, president and CEO at CoreLogic, stated, "Pat will be a tremendous addition to the CoreLogic executive team. His passion for client engagement and building growth-focused teams will enable us to accelerate our already strong organic growth profile. Pat is an innovative and driven leader in the data and analytics space, and he has a track record of inspiring teams to achieve the highest possible levels of performance."

Zacks Rank and Other Stocks to Consider

CoreLogic currently carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).

Some other top-ranked stocks in the broader Zacks Business Services sector are FactSet Research (FDS - Free Report) , IQVIA Holdings (IQV - Free Report) and ICF International (ICFI - Free Report) , each carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

The long-term expected-earnings per share (three to five years) growth rate for FactSet Research, IQVIA Holdings and ICF International is 8.5%, 9.8% and 10%, respectively.

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