Sean Cohan, a media industry and A+E veteran, joins the company as Chief Growth Officer and President, International; Peter Bradbury has been promoted to Chief Commercial Officer, U.S. and Karthik Rao has been named Chief Operating Officer, Nielsen Global Media.
David Rawlinson, President of the Global Online Business at Grainger, will become the Chief Executive Officer of Nielsen's Global Connect business. Linda Zukauckas will join the company as Chief Financial Officer. Both will join effective Feb. 3, 2020.
Veteran marketing leader Jacqueline Woods will join the company as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) beginning Dec. 1, 2019. In this role, Ms. Woods will lead all aspects of global marketing, supporting the company’s transformation into an independent, publicly traded company.
Consumers around the world are displaying a growing preference for global brands rather than locally manufactured products.