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Company Overview of Nielsen N.V.

Company Overview

Nielsen N.V. provides media and marketing information, analytics, and industry expertise about what consumers watch and listen. The company operates in two segments, Buy and Watch. The Buy segment provides retail measurement services that provide market share and competitive sales volumes, as well as insights into distribution, pricing, merchandising, and promotion; consumer panel measurement, which offers insight into shopper behavior and customer segmentation; and consumer intelligence and analytical services for decision making in development and marketing cycles. The Watch segment provides viewership and listening data, and analytics primarily to the media and advertising industries for ...

Diemerhof 2

Diemen,  1112 XL


Founded in 1923

40,000 Employees


31 20 398 8777


31 20 690 3175

Key Executives for Nielsen N.V.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 51
Total Annual Compensation: $779.2K
Executive Chairman
Age: 57
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 44
Total Annual Compensation: $850.0K
President of Global Product Leadership
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Chief Legal Officer
Age: 61
Total Annual Compensation: $700.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Nielsen N.V. Key Developments

Nielsen N.V. Presents at Sanford Bernstein Future of Media Summit, Jun-19-2014 10:15 AM

Nielsen N.V. Presents at Sanford Bernstein Future of Media Summit, Jun-19-2014 10:15 AM. Venue: Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Speakers: Stephen Hasker, President of Global Product Leadership.

Nielsen Announces Executive Changes

Nielsen announced the appointments of three global communications leaders—Ben Billingsley as SVP, Global Watch Marketing and Communications, Flavie Lemarchand-Wood as VP, Deputy Communications Director, Global Watch Marketing and Communications, and Kristie Stegen, Global Head of Internal Communications. The appointments are effective immediately. Billingsley joins Nielsen from Horn Group, where he served as partner. Flavie Lemarchand-Wood, in an expanded role, will become VP, Deputy Communications Director, Global Watch. Kristie Stegen assumes an expanded role as Global Head of Internal Communications. She is responsible for developing and executing the company's global internal communications strategy, and leads a team that develops and delivers content to spark associates’ interests, instill a sense of purpose and pride, and drive meaningful conversations. Stegen reports to Nelson and is based in Chicago, Ill.

Nielsen Holdings N.V. Closes its Radcliff Call Center

Nielsen will close its Radcliff call center as part of a reorganization. The closure will affect 237 employees. The company reported that Radcliff City Hall in a letter that the change is effective July 31, 2014.

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