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information company executive

Volney Taylor was American information company executive. Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1962-1964. Member Harvard Business School (New York City) Club, Beta Theta Pi.

Background

Taylor, Volney was born on December 6, 1939 in Portsmouth, Ohio, United States. Son of Lafayette and Martha Louise (Frederick) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Ohio State University, 1962. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1966.

Career

Associate member McKinsey & Company, Inc. (management consultant), New York City, 1966-1972. Executive vice president, director Funk & Wagnalls, Inc., 1972-1974.

Vice president finance Reuben H. Donnelley Company, 1974-1976. Director corporation planning Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, 1976-1977, vice president corporation planning, 1977-1978, corporation vice president, 1979-1980, senior vice president, 1980-1982, executive vice president, 1982-1996. General manager Official Airline Guides, Oak Brook, Illinois, 1978-1979.

Chairman board directors Dun & Bradstreet Information Services, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1991-2000. Chairman board, Chief Executive Officer Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, 1996-2000. Retired, 2000

Board directors Dun & Bradstreet, Inc., Dun & Bradstreet Europe, Dun & Bradstreet International, Dun's Marketing Services, Inc., Moody's Investors Service.

Board directors Reuben H. Donnelley Corporation, president, 1988-1990.

Membership

Served to lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1962-1964. Member Harvard Business School (New York City) Club, Beta Theta Pi.

Connections

Married Kathleen Ann MacMahon, May 17, 1969. Children: Lafayette, Lloyd MacMahon, Kerry Erin, Frederick Daly.

father:
Lafayette Taylor

mother:
Martha Louise (Frederick) Taylor

spouse:
Kathleen Ann MacMahon

child:
Lafayette Taylor

child:
Lloyd MacMahon Taylor

child:
Kerry Erin Taylor

child:
Frederick Daly Taylor