David Calhoun - Nielsen Holdings Insider

Nielsen Holdings plc -- USA Stock  

USD 36.52  0.58  1.56%

Executive Chairman

Mr. David L. Calhoun is NonExecutive Director of the company. He is a Senior Managing Director and Head of Private Equity Portfolio Operations of Blackstone and a Member of Blackstones 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 SP 500. Calhoun 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 26year tenure at GE, he ran multiple business units, including GE Transportation, GE Aircraft Engines, GE Employers Reinsurance Corporationrationration, GE Lighting and GE Transportation Systems
Age: 57  Chairman Since 2015      
646-654-5000  www.nielsen.com
Calhoun is a member of the boards of directors of The Boeing Company and Caterpillar Inc. He was also appointed NonExecutive Chairman of privatelyowned Gates Global effective July 2014. He was a member of the board of directors of Medtronic Inc. from 2007 to 2012.

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Management Efficiency

The company has return on total asset (ROA) of 5.01 % which means that it generated profit of $5.01 on every $100 spent on asset. This is normal as compared to the sector avarege. Similarly, it shows return on stockholders equity (ROE) of 11.6 % meaning that it created $11.6 on every $100 dollars invested by stockholders.
The company currently holds 8.45 B in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 189.4 indicating the company may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial obligations. Nielsen Holdings plc has Current Ratio of 1.38 which is within standard range for the sector.

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Entity Summary

Nielsen Holdings plc operates as an information and measurement company. Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA. It is located in NEW YORK, U.S.A and employs 43,000 people. Nielsen Holdings is listed under Business Services category by Fama And French industry classification.

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Top Management

Nielsen Holdings plc Leadership Team
Rick Kash, Executive
Karen Hoguet, Director
Jamere Jackson, CFO, CPA
Mitch Barns, CEO
Eric Dale, Executive
Robert Pozen, Director
James Attwood, Director
Guerrino Luca, Director
Kathryn Marinello, Director
Kate Vanek, President
Mary Finn, Executive
James Powell, CTO
Javier Teruel, Director
Dwight Barns, CEO
Jeffrey Charlton, President
Steve Hasker, President
Harish Manwani, Director
David Calhoun, Chairman
Nancy Phillips, Executive
James Kilts, Director
Giovanni Tavolieri, President
Vivek Ranadive, Director, MBA
John Tavolieri, President
John Lewis, Executive
David Rawlinson, Director
Lauren Zalaznick, Director

Stock Performance

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