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Nielsen Holdings plc
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646-441-2004

Nielsen Investor Relations
+1.646.654.8153
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James A. Attwood Jr.

James A. Attwood Jr., Chairman

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.