NLSN - Nielsen Holdings plc

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Nielsen Holdings plc

85 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004
United States
646-654-5000
http://www.nielsen.com

SectorIndustrials
IndustryConsulting Services
Full Time Employees46,000

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. James A. Attwood Jr., J.D.Exec. ChairmanN/AN/A1958
Mr. David W. KennyCEO, Chief Diversity Officer & Director1.57MN/A1962
Mr. David John Anderson M.B.A., MBACFO & COO1.19MN/A1949
Mr. John TavolieriChief Product & Technology Officer of Nielsen Global Connect585.27kN/A1969
Ms. Sara Rebecca GubinsSr. VP of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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.

Description

Nielsen Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a measurement and data analytics company. It operates in two segments, Buy and Watch. The Buy segment provides retail transactional measurement data, consumer behavior information, and analytics primarily to businesses in the consumer packaged goods industry. This segment offers data on retail measurement services, such as market share, competitive sales volumes, and insights into activities, such as distribution, pricing, merchandising, and promotion; consumer panel measurement, which offers insight into shopper behavior comprising trial and repeat purchase for new products, brand or retailer loyalty, and customer segmentation; and consumer intelligence and analytical services that help clients in taking business decisions in product development and marketing cycles. The Watch segment provides viewership and listening data, and analytics principally to the media and advertising industries covering television, radio, print, online, digital, 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. Nielsen Holdings plc provides media and marketing information, analytics, and manufacturer and retailer expertise about what and where consumers buy, read, watch, and listen. The company has a strategic partnership with Quotient Technology to create new industry omni-channel data sets. 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 New York, New York.

Corporate Governance

Nielsen Holdings plc’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of October 4, 2019 is 7. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 9.

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.