July 13, 2014 3:32 PM ET

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Company Overview of The Kantar Group Limited

Company Overview

The Kantar Group Limited operates an insight, information, and consultancy network. The company offers research and consultancy in the areas of public opinion; brands, retail, health, and technology businesses; mobile, digital, and social media; and leisure consumers and shoppers. It serves Fortune Top 500 companies worldwide. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom with operations worldwide. The Kantar Group Limited operates as a subsidiary of WPP plc.

6 More London Place

Tooley Street

London,  SE1 2QY

United Kingdom

Founded in 1993

Phone:

44 20 7656 5700

Fax:

44 20 7656 5701

Key Executives for The Kantar Group Limited

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 52
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Executive of Research International Business
Chief Executive Officer of Kantar Video
Age: 51
Senior Vice President of Development - USA
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The Kantar Group Limited Key Developments

NDTV Sues TAM Media, The Nielsen Co. and The Kantar Group Limited in a New York Court

TAM Media Research has been slapped with a lawsuit for more than $1 billion in damages by TV network New Delhi Television Ltd. (NDTV) for allegedly fudging data, has also raised the ire of FM radio channels for the way it measures the audience for their programmes. NDTV has sued TAM Media and its parents The Nielsen Co. and The Kantar Group Limited in a New York court, for "manipulating television viewership data in favour of channels that were willing to offer bribes to its officials". NDTV sought "compensatory and punitive damages" for causing financial loss and loss of reputation and brand value through the release of incorrect viewership data.

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