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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 television, radio, online and mobile viewing, and listening platforms. This segment offers national and local television audience measurement services, including more than one screen, unduplicated reach, cause and effect analysis, and program viewing behavior testing; digital audience measurement services, such as digital media and market research, audience analytics, and social media measurement; mobile measurement services comprising measurement and consumer research for telecom and media companies in the mobile telecommunications industry; and advertiser solutions. In addition, it provides radio audience measurement services such as information on consumers’ lifestyles, shopping patterns, and use of media to radio, advertisers and advertising agencies, local cable television companies, national cable and broadcast television networks, and out-of-home media sales organizations. Nielsen N.V. has a strategic alliance with Pointlogic to develop and market develop media planning solutions. The company was formerly known as Nielsen Holdings N.V. and changed its name to Nielsen N.V. in May 2014. Nielsen N.V. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Diemen, the Netherlands.

40,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/21/14
Founded in 1923

nielsen nv (NLSN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $779.2K
Global President
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Executive Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $1.6M
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $850.0K
Chief Legal Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $700.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

nielsen nv (NLSN) Key Developments

Nielsen Mulls Acquisitions

Nielsen N.V. (NYSE:NLSN) is looking for acquisitions. When asked if the company is looking for more acquisitions going forward, Nielsen India Region President Piyush Mathur said, "Yes, we are. We have created a pipeline and hired a merger and acquisition person. There is one in the pipeline at present."

Nielsen Offers Instant Access to FMCG and Advertising Data with Launch of New e-Commerce Store

Marketers can now instantly access world-class data covering the retail-grocery and media industries following the launch of a European e-store from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy. Visitors to the newly-launched e-store site can download a wide range of ready-to-purchase data, including more than 200 FMCG reports, on categories such as alcoholic beverages and health & beauty, and a further 200 manufacturer reports, including brands. All FMCG retail reports available on the store include extensive detail on the break downs of the category or company performance. Each report includes the latest 2 yearly periods, latest year by month, market size, and share. These are the essentials when sizing and evaluating market performance. Identifying year-on-year trends and evaluating market growth has never been easier. These span from global advertising trends to advertiser rankings by market, providing a full assessment of competitive advertising strategies by media type. Additional Market Insights and Trend Reports are planned for release throughout the quarter.

Nielsen Announces Appointment of Benjamin Hayes to the Role of Chief Privacy Officer, Effective Immediately

Nielsen announced the appointment of Benjamin Hayes to the role of Chief Privacy Officer, effective immediately. Hayes will oversee Nielsen's global privacy program, building upon Nielsen's current privacy best practices. Hayes joins Nielsen from Accenture LLP, where he spent eight years as the North America Data Privacy Lead. He launched global programs including Accenture's incident response program, its Client Data Protection program and its implementation of Data Loss Prevention software. He will report to Executive Vice President for External Affairs Karen Kornbluh and work in close collaboration with Nielsen's Chief Legal Officer Jim Cuminale, the Nielsen Legal-Privacy team led by Elise Berkower and other senior company leaders.


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