Chief Financial Officer
Brian West serves as Chief Financial Officer for Nielsen. He was appointed to the position in February 2007. He also oversees Nielsen Expositions, the leading business-to-business trade show operation in the U.S.
Brian spent 16 years at The General Electric Co., where he held a number of finance roles with increasing responsibility, including CFO of NBC's TV Stations Division, CFO of GE Engine Services, and Chief Financial Officer – GE Aviation, a $12 billion global business. He began his GE career at GE Plastics as part of the Financial Management Program in 1991.
Brian is a graduate of Siena College and holds a Master's of Business Administration degree from Columbia University.