Brian Alster

Brian Alster is Dun & Bradstreet’s global head of Supply & Compliance. He is responsible for developing new and innovative compliance products and improving existing ones through the incorporation of customer and industry feedback. He joined Dun & Bradstreet in 2011 as a leader in the Strategic Sales organization.

Brian holds nearly two decades of experience in the financial services industry. His previous titles include Director of Portfolio Analytics/Segmentation and Acquisitions for JPMorgan Chase’s Small Business Card division and Senior Vice President on MBNA/Bank of America’s consumer risk and marketing team, where he worked across consumer card, mortgage, and unsecured lines of credit.

Brian graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s degree in business and a minor in Japanese.

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Nearly half of compliance and procurement professionals find it difficult to identify environmental, social and governance within customer due diligence processes. Brian Alster discusses this and other findings from a recent Dun & Bradstreet survey. There is little doubt amongst supply chain industry experts that knowing and actively managing potential risk is essential to the success of an entire supply chain system....

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According to a report by Dun & Bradstreet, compliance and procurement professionals indicate that fraud tops the list of challenges, and technological advances exacerbate the problem. Brian Alster discusses the approach compliance leaders should take to protect the organization. Compliance professionals didn’t have it easy in 2018; significant regulations spanned industries globally – touching finance, trade and data in a big way....

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Key Findings from Dun & Bradstreet Report Brian Alster, Global Head of Supply & Compliance at Dun & Bradstreet, outlines results from the Dun & Bradstreet 2018 Compliance and Procurement Sentiment Report. With data gleaned from business leaders across compliance and procurement functions, he discusses the top concerns and challenges and offers a look at how the emerging trend of convergence of...

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The Opaque Nature of Ownership As regulation around global business relationships increases in importance, it’s critical for enterprises to know the true owner of the businesses they are working with. Brian Alster of Dun & Bradstreet describes the opaque ownership structure that many businesses often implement and strategies companies can adapt to find out true beneficial ownership of businesses. While legal frameworks...

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