CoreLogic has announced the appointment of seasoned data and analytics expert Patrick Dodd as chief operating and growth officer.

Dodd brings 30 years of experience to his new role. He will head the firm’s enterprise sales, marketing, and customer experience operations. Dodd will also be in charge of the development and implementation of CoreLogic’s commercial and go-to-market strategies.

“Pat will be a tremendous addition to the CoreLogic executive team,” said Frank Martell, president and chief executive officer of CoreLogic. “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.”

Most recently, Dodd served as chief commercial officer of Nielsen Global Connect division. Before that, he led Nielsen’s business operations in 23 of the world’s fastest-growing markets and held numerous senior leadership positions, including serving as president of Nielsen Europe, China, and Canada.