People: Nielsen Holdings PLC (NLSN.N)
Mr. Mitch Barns serves as Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company., effective October 31, 2014, He was appointed to this role in January 2014. Since joining Nielsen in 1997, Mitch has lived and worked on three continents and has held leadership roles across all major parts of Nielsen’s business. Throughout 2013, Mitch served as President, Global Client Service, leading the efforts of Nielsen’s client service organization worldwide. Before that, Mitch was President of Nielsen’s U.S. Media business from 2011-2013, where he oversaw the development of its analytics practice, guided the integration of its TV and Digital groups, and helped transform the unit’s client service model to focus on driving performance improvement and value for Nielsen’s clients. From 2008-2011, Mitch served as President of Nielsen’s Greater China business where he led its transition to a fast-growing, standalone region. In the early 2000s, he was President of Nielsen’s BASES and Analytic Consulting businesses, which have since become the core of the company’s growing analytics business. He first joined the company as part of Nielsen BASES, where he held various senior positions in the U.S. and Europe. He began his career at Procter & Gamble, where he spent 12 years in marketing research and brand management.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||998,462|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||3,407,280|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||2,552,150|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||6,957,890|