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Nielsen N.V. (NLSN)

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Nielsen N.V.
Diemerhof 2
Diemen, 1112 XL
Netherlands - Map
Phone: 31 20 398 8777
Fax: 31 20 690 3175

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Information & Delivery Services
Full Time Employees:40,000

Business Summary 

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.

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Corporate Governance 
Nielsen N.V.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Aug 1, 2014 is 9. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 10.
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Key Executives 
Mr. David L. Calhoun , 57
Exec. Chairman
Mr. Dwight Mitchell Barns , 51
Chief Exec. Officer
Mr. Brian J. West , 44
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Stephen Hasker ,
Pres of Global Product Leadership
Mr. Jamere Jackson , 45
Chief Financial Officer
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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.
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