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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
44 1865 742 742

IndustryInformation & Delivery Services
Full Time Employees43,000

Key Executives

Mr. Dwight Mitchell BarnsChief Exec. Officer and Director2.72M1.77M54
Mr. Stephen John HaskerGlobal Pres and Chief Operating Officer1.86MN/A47
Mr. Jamere JacksonChief Financial Officer1.75MN/A48
Mr. Eric J. Dale J.D., Esq.Chief Legal Officer1.45MN/A52
Ms. Kathryn H. White VanekSr. VP of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.


Nielsen Holdings plc operates as an information and measurement company. It operates through two segments, Buy and Watch. The company provides media and marketing information, analytics, and manufacturer and retailer expertise about what and where consumers buy, read, watch, and listen. The 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 product development and marketing cycles. The Watch segment provides viewership and listening data, and analytics primarily to the media and advertising industries for television, radio, print, online, and mobile viewing, and listening platforms. This segment offers television audience measurement services; 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 total audience measurement services, as well as advertising solutions. The company was formerly known as Nielsen N.V. and changed its name to Nielsen Holdings plc in August 2015. Nielsen Holdings plc was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Oxford, the United Kingdom.

Corporate Governance

Nielsen Holdings plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 6.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.