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Board of Directors


Other public company directorships: Current: Syniverse Holdings, Inc. CoreSite Realty Corporation Past 5 years: Getty Images, Inc. Director Since: 2006 Mr. Attwood has served on Nielsen’s Board since 2006 and has served as Chairperson of the Board since November 2019. From July 2018 to November 2019, Mr. Attwood assumed the title of Executive Chairman of the Board on an interim basis to lead the Board’s search process to identify a new Chief Executive Officer as well as to oversee the Board’s strategic review. As Executive Chairman, Mr. Attwood remained an independent member of Nielsen’s Board, was not a Nielsen employee and had no day-to-day responsibilities for the Company’s business. From January 2016 to July 2018, Mr. Attwood also served as the Board’s Chairperson. He was Lead Independent Director of the Board from January 2015 to December 2015. Mr. Attwood is a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group and the former Head of the Global Telecommunications, Media, and Technology Group. Prior to joining The Carlyle Group in 2000, Mr. Attwood was with Verizon Communications, Inc. and GTE Corporation. Prior to GTE Corporation, he was with Goldman, Sachs & Co.

James A. Attwood Jr. , , , Chairman


Other public company directorships: Current: Best Buy Teach for America Past 5 years: None Director Since: 2018 Kenny has spent his career in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence, especially focused on the retail, marketing, and media industries. He has a deep and holistic understanding of media and advertisers and how best to serve them, and he has been a long time Nielsen customer and partner. Kenny has a proven track record of implementing growth strategies, overseeing strategic transactions and creating value for stakeholders. Most recently, Kenny served as Senior Vice President of Cognitive Solutions at IBM. There, he oversaw IBM’s artificial intelligence initiatives, using machine learning to support enterprise customers across a large number of verticals, including healthcare, financial services, retail, and media. Prior to that, he was Chairman and Chief Executive of The Weather Company, which was acquired by IBM. He served as President of Akamai, a cloud platform technology company; Managing Partner of VivaKi, a media company; and co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Digitas, Inc. David received his bachelor’s degree in industrial administration from the GM Institute (now Kettering University) and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

David Kenny , , , Chief Executive Officer


Other public company directorships: Current: Cumulus Media Inc. Past 5 years: Time Warner Cable Inc. Director Since: 2020 Mr. Castro has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of El Dorado Capital, a private equity investment firm, since December 2008. He is the co-founder of IMB Development Corporation, LLC, a private equity investment firm where he served as its Managing Director from January 2010 to June 2015. Previously, he was the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Border Media Partners, LLC, a radio broadcasting company that primarily targeted Hispanic listeners in Texas, from 2002 to 2007 and its Vice Chairman through 2008. Prior to that, Mr. Castro owned and operated other radio stations and founded a company that exported oil field equipment to Mexico.

Thomas H. Castro , ,

Other public company directorships: Current: Logitech International S.A. Past 5 years: None Director Since: 2017 Mr. De Luca has served on Nielsen's Board since 2017 and has served as the Chairman of the Board of Logitech International S.A. since January 2008. Mr. De Luca joined Logitech International S.A. in 1998 and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer from February 1998 to December 2007 and as acting President and Chief Executive Officer from July 2011 to December 2012. Prior to joining Logitech International S.A., Mr. De Luca served as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for Apple Computer, Inc.

Guerrino De Luca , ,

Other public company directorships: Current: The Kroger Co. Past 5 years: The Chubb Corporation Director Since: 2010 Ms. Hoguet served as the Chief Financial Officer of Macy’s, Inc. from October 1997 until July 2018 when she became a strategic advisor to the Chief Executive Officer until her retirement on February 1, 2019. Ms. Hoguet serves on the Board of Governors of Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion and the Board of Directors of UCHealth.

Karen M. Hoguet , ,

Other public company directorships: Current: Qualcomm Incorporated Gilead Sciences, Inc. Whirlpool Corporation Past 5 years: Pearson plc Hindustan Unilever Limited Director Since: 2015 Mr. Manwani has served on Nielsen's Board since 2015 and has been Senior Operating Partner/ Global Executive Advisor for the Blackstone Group since February 2015. He retired from Unilever plc, a leading global consumer products company, at the end of 2014, where he served as the global Chief Operating Officer from September 2011 until his retirement. Mr. Manwani joined Hindustan Unilever Limited (a majority-owned subsidiary of Unilever) in 1976. Through his career, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Unilever which gave him wide ranging international and general management experience. Mr. Manwani is also a member of the Board of Tata Sons Limited and the Chairman of the Executive Board of the Indian School of Business.

Harish Manwani , ,


Other public company directorships: Current: Past 5 years: Director Since: 2020 Janice Marinelli, age 61, served as President of Global Content Sales and Distribution, Direct-to-Consumer and International of The Walt Disney Company from March 2018 to July 2019. From February 2013 to March 2018 she served as President, Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution. Ms. Marinelli joined The Walt Disney Company’s Buena Vista Television in 1985. Through her career, she held positions of increasing responsibility at The Walt Disney Company.

Janice Marinelli , ,


Other public company directorships: Current: Akamai Technologies Inc. j2 Global, Inc. Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. Past 5 years: AMC Networks Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company RTL Group SA, Shutterstock, Inc. TripAdvisor, Inc. Director Since: 2020 Mr. Miller has served as Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Media Company, a special purpose digital media investment company since February 2018. Until January 2018, Mr. Miller was a partner at Advancit Capital, where he continues to serve as an advisor and member of the Investment Committee. He previously has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Digital Media Group at News Corp., and was its Chief Digital Officer from April 2009 to September 2012. Mr. Miller was a founding partner of Velocity Interactive Group, an investment firm focusing on internet and digital media, from its inception in 2007 to 2009. Prior to founding Velocity, Mr. Miller served as the Chief Executive Officer of AOL LLC (“AOL”) from 2002 to 2006. Prior to joining AOL, Mr. Miller served as Chief Executive Officer and President of USA Information and Services, of USA Interactive, a predecessor to IAC/InterActiveCorp

Jonathan Miller , ,

Other public company directorships: Current: None Past 5 years: Medtronic Public Limited Director Since: 2010 Mr. Pozen has served on Nielsen's Board since 2010. From July 1, 2010 through December 31, 2011, Mr. Pozen was Chairman Emeritus of MFS Investment Management. Prior to that, he was Chairman of MFS Investment Management since February 2004. He previously was Secretary of Economic Affairs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 2003. Mr. Pozen was also the John Olin Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School from 2002 to 2004 and the Chairman of the SEC Advisory Committee on Improvements to Financial Reporting from 2007 to 2008. From 1987 through 2001, Mr. Pozen worked for Fidelity Investments in various jobs, serving as President of Fidelity Management and Research Co. from 1997 through 2001. He is currently a director of AMC, a subsidiary of the International Finance Corporation, a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management, a non-resident fellow of the Brookings Institution, a member of the Advisory Board of Perella Weinberg Partners and Chairman of the Leadership Council of the Tax Policy Committee.

Robert C. Pozen , ,

Other public company directorships: Current: MonotaRO Co., Ltd. Past 5 years: None Director Since: 2017 Mr. David Rawlinson has been the Chief Executive Officer, Nielsen Global Connect since February 2020. From November 2015 until joining Nielsen’s management, he served as Senior Vice President and President of the Global Online Business at W.W. Grainger, Inc. Mr. Rawlinson joined Grainger in July 2012 and previously served as the Vice President of Operations for the Global Online Business, and prior to that, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Grainger. Prior to Grainger, Mr. Rawlinson worked for ITT Corp. (later “ITT Exelis” as the result of a spin-off), from November 2009 until July 2012, most recently as Vice President, General Counsel and Director of Corporate Responsibility of the Electronic Systems division. Prior to ITT Exelis, Mr. Rawlinson served as a White House Fellow and in appointed positions for the George W. Bush and Obama Administrations. In the Bush Administration, Mr. Rawlinson was a leader of the outgoing transition. In the Obama Administration, he served as Senior Advisor for Economic Policy at the White House National Economic Council.

David Rawlinson , , , Head of Connect

Other public company directorships: Current: None Past 5 years: None Director Since: 2019 Ms. Tellem has served as the Executive Chairman and Chief Media Officer of JBF Interlude 2009 Ltd. (“Eko”) since April 2015. Ms. Tellem served as Microsoft Corporation’s President, Xbox and Digital Media Solutions Chief Executive Officer from September 2012 to October 2014. Prior to joining Microsoft, Ms. Tellem held positions of increasing responsibility at CBS Corporation (now ViacomCBS Inc.). Ms. Tellem holds board and advisory positions at Metro Goldwyn Mayer, Kode Labs, and Bubble as well as several non profits including Cranbrook Art Academy and Museum, Detroit Riverfront Conservatory and Seeds of Peace.

Nancy Tellem , ,

Other public company directorships: Current: Starbucks Corporation J.C. Penney Company, Inc. Past 5 years: None Director Since: 2010 Mr. Teruel has served on Nielsen's Board since 2010. He is a Partner of Spectron Desarrollo, SC, an investment management and consulting firm; Chairman of Alta Growth Capital, a private equity firm; and a majority owner of Mexican investment firm, Desarrollo Empresarial Sebara SA de CV. Previously, Mr. Teruel served as Vice Chairman of Colgate-Palmolive Company, from July 2004 to April 2007. Prior to being appointed Vice Chairman, he served in positions of increasing importance at Colgate since 1971, including as Executive Vice President responsible for Asia, Central Europe, Africa and Hill’s Pet Nutrition, as Vice President of Body Care in Global Business Development in New York, as President and General Manager of Colgate-Mexico, as President of Colgate-Europe, and as Chief Growth Officer responsible for the company’s growth functions.

Javier G. Teruel , ,

Other public company directorships: Current: GoPro, Inc. RTL Group Past 5 years: None Director Since: 2016 Ms. Zalaznick is currently a senior strategic advisor to leading media and digital companies. From 2004 through December 2013, Ms. Zalaznick held various roles of increasing responsibility within NBCUniversal Media, LLC. In 2010 she became Chairman, Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media. In that capacity she had responsibility for the cable entertainment networks Bravo Media, Oxygen Media, and The Style Network; the Telemundo Spanish language broadcast network; and she ran the company’s digital portfolio. She was promoted to Executive Vice President at Comcast NBCUniversal until departing the company at the end of 2013. Ms. Zalaznick is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Critical Content. She is a senior advisor to The Boston Consulting Group, TMT practice, and to leading content and tech start-ups, including Refinery29, Atlas Obscura, Fatherly.com and Gimlet Media.

Lauren Zalaznick , ,

Committee Composition

Audit Committee Compensation Committee Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee Finance Committee
James A. Attwood Jr.
Thomas H. Castro
Guerrino De Luca
Karen M. Hoguet
Harish Manwani
Janice Marinelli Mazza
Jonathan Miller
Robert C. Pozen
Nancy Tellem
Javier G. Teruel
Lauren Zalaznick
 Chairperson      Member