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Calhoun, David 

Mr. David L. Calhoun is no longer Non-Executive Director of the Company, with effect from May 2017 (AGM). He is a Senior Managing Director and Head of Private Equity Portfolio Operations of Blackstone and a Member of Blackstone’s Management and Executive Committees. Prior to joining Blackstone in the beginning of 2014, Mr. Calhoun served as the Chief Executive Officer of Nielsen from September 2006 to December 2013 and also as Executive Chairman of the Board from January 2014 to December 2015. He oversaw the transformation of Nielsen from a private company to a publicly traded corporation listed on the S&P 500. Calhoun's leadership was marked by a new vision, new values and a big commitment to develop Nielsen as an Academy Company. Prior to joining Nielsen, he served as Vice Chairman of General Electric Company and President and CEO of GE Infrastructure. During his 26-year tenure at GE, he ran multiple business units, including GE Transportation, GE Aircraft Engines, GE Employers Reinsurance Corporation, GE Lighting and GE Transportation Systems. Mr. Calhoun is a member of the boards of directors of The Boeing Company and Caterpillar Inc. He was also appointed Non-Executive Chairman of privately-owned Gates Global effective July 2014. He was a member of the board of directors of Medtronic Inc. from 2007 to 2012.

Basic Compensation

Total Annual Compensation, USD 1,625,000
Restricted Stock Awards, USD 11,202,600
Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD --
All Other, USD 6,667,260
Fiscal Year Total, USD 19,494,900

Options Compensation

  Quantity Market Value
Exercisable -- --
Unexercisable -- --
Exercised 1,000,000 18,522,400.00
Name Fiscal Year Total

James Attwood


Dwight Barns


Rick Kash


Jamere Jackson


John Lewis


John Tavolieri

As Of  30 Dec 2014