Nielsen BASES announced the Top Breakthrough Innovations for Saudi Arabia 2019 to recognize and reward diverse innovation strategies for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG). The recognition celebrates recent product innovations across various categories in the kingdom.
Nielsen’s UAE Radio Audience Measurement service’s first quarter 2020 data shows that 7.82 million persons listen to radio weekly. The time spent listening is led by Persons 45-54 who spend 7 hours and 46 minutes listening and Persons 25-34 who spend 7 hours and 44 minutes weekly.
Nielsen Global Connect appoints Chandler Bigelow as CFO.
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.
The pledge emphasizes Nielsen’s commitment to increase women in senior leadership roles globally. Kenny signed the pledge in concurrence with International Women’s Day, which was also celebrated by thousands of Nielsen associates around the world.
Around the world, consumers are displaying a strengthening sense of optimism about their financial wellbeing, particularly in developing markets throughout Asia Pacific, Africa, Middle East and Latin America, according to a new global study.
Online purchasing of packaged and fresh groceries has surged by 15% in the past two years, with an increase in consumers’ confidence within the online buying ecosystem leading to purchasing in a broader range of categories.
The FTSE4Good and Dow Jones Sustainability Index recognitions are part of a growing investor interest in companies focused on sustainability.