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    Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN)

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    Nielsen Holdings plc
    A C Nielsen House
    London Road
    Oxford, OX3 9RX
    United Kingdom - Map
    Website: http://www.nielsen.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Industry:Information & Delivery Services
    Full Time Employees:43,000

    Business Summary 

    Nielsen Holdings plc operates as an information and measurement company. The company provides media and marketing information, analytics, and manufacturer and retailer expertise about what and where consumers buy, read, watch and listen. Its Buy segment provides retail transactional measurement data, consumer behavior information, and analytics primarily to businesses in the consumer packaged goods industry. This segment provides data on retail measurement services, such as market share and competitive sales volumes; 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 company’s Watch segment provides viewership and listening data, and analytics primarily to the media and advertising industries for television, radio, digital and mobile viewing, and listening platforms. It offers television audience measurement services, including more than one screen, unduplicated reach, cause and effect analysis, and program viewing behavior testing; audio audience measurement services; 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; and advertiser solutions. The company was formerly known as Nielsen N.V. and changed its name to Nielsen Holdings plc in August 2015. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Oxford, the United Kingdom. Nielsen Holdings plc is a subsidiary of Valcon Acquisition Holding (Luxembourg) S.à.r.l.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Nielsen Holdings plc’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jun 1, 2016 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 8.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Dwight Mitchell Barns , 53
    Chief Exec. Officer and Director
    Mr. Stephen John Hasker , 46
    Global Pres and Chief Operating Officer
    Mr. Jamere Jackson , 47
    Chief Financial Officer
    Ms. Mary Elizabeth Finn , 55
    Chief HR Officer
    Mr. James T. Powell , 54
    Chief Technology Officer
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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