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.
Nielsen has announced the appointment of Kelly Arnold as the Managing Director for its Connect business in South Africa.
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.
Nielsen has won the prestigious Data Excellence Award at the 17th National Business Awards, held in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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.
South African entrants MAQ and Playboy Deodorants are among the top 10 winning brands in the 2019 Nielsen Design Impact Awards which recognise successful package redesigns in the global consumer packaged goods (CPG) space.
South Africa’s latest Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the fourth quarter of 2018 shows a two point decrease to 88, presenting a relatively stable, though still negative, quarter on quarter picture for consumer sentiment in South Africa.
The Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for South Africa for Q3, 2018 remains unchanged compared to the previous quarter, remaining at 90 with South Africans seemingly in a state of limbo, as they wait for a highly anticipated economic turnaround.
Private Label products in South Africa now equate to R49.3-Billion annually and the sector commands a healthy 21.1% share of the retail sector, up from 20% in 2017, according to the 2018 Nielsen report on 'State of Private Label in South Africa'.