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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Attwood

59 2016 Chairman of the Board

Dwight Barns

54 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Jamere Jackson

49 2014 Chief Financial Officer

Giovanni Tavolieri

48 2016 Global President, Operations

Nancy Phillips

49 2017 Chief Human Resource Officer

Jeffrey Charlton

55 2010 Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller

Eric Dale

52 2015 Chief Legal Officer

Guerrino De Luca

64 2017 Director

Karen Hoguet

60 2011 Non-Executive Director

Harish Manwani

64 2015 Non-Executive Director

Robert Pozen

71 2011 Non-Executive Director

David Rawlinson

41 2017 Non-Executive Director

Javier Teruel

67 2011 Non-Executive Director

Lauren Zalaznick

54 2016 Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Attwood

Mr. James A. Attwood is Chairman of the Board of the company. He has served as Chairman of the Board since January 1, 2016 and served as Lead Independent Director of the Board from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015. Mr. Attwood is a Managing Director of The Carlyle Group and 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, he was with Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Dwight Barns

Mr. Mitch M. Barns is Chief Executive Officer, Director of the company. He has been the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Nielsen since January 1, 2014. His prior roles with Nielsen include President, Global Client Service from February 2013 through December 2013, President of Nielsen’s US Watch business from June 2011 until February 2013, President of Nielsen Greater China from January 2008 until June 2011, President of Nielsen’s Consumer Panel Services from March 2007 until January 2008 and President of Nielsen’s BASES and Analytic Consulting units from July 2004 through February 2007. He joined Nielsen in March 1997 after 12 years with The Procter & Gamble Company.

Jamere Jackson

Mr. Jamere Jackson is Chief Financial Officer of the company. Prior to joining Nielsen, Mr. Jackson was the Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of GE Oil & Gas – Drilling & Surface. He joined General Electric Company in 2004 and held a variety of leadership roles in GE Corporate and GE Aviation before joining GE Oil & Gas. In 2013, he was named a GE Vice President and Company Officer. Prior to joining GE, Mr. Jackson held several roles in finance, mergers and acquisitions and strategic planning at The Procter & Gamble Company, Yum! Brands, Inc., First Data Corporation and Total System Services. Mr. Jackson is on the Board of Directors of Eli Lilly and Company where he serves as a member of its Audit and Finance Committees.

Giovanni Tavolieri

Mr. Giovanni Tavolieri is Global President, Operations of the company. Prior to his current role, Mr. Tavolieri was in various leadership roles of increasing responsibility at Nielsen since April 2007, including, most recently, Executive Vice President, Operations.

Nancy Phillips

Ms. Nancy R. Phillips is Chief Human Resource Officer of the company. Prior to joining Nielsen, Ms. Phillips was Executive Vice President of Human Resources at Broadcom Corporation from September 2014 until February 2016. Previously, from February 2010 to June 2014, Ms. Phillips held various human resources positions at Hewlett-Packard Company, most recently as Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Enterprise Services. Prior to joining Hewlett-Packard Company, from April 2008 to February 2010, Ms. Phillips was employed by Fifth Third Bancorp as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to that, Ms. Phillips spent 11 years at General Electric Company, holding various human resources and legal positions.

Jeffrey Charlton

Mr. Jeffrey R. Charlton is Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller of the company. Before June 2009, Mr. Charlton served as Nielsen’s Senior Vice President of Corporate Audit since joining the Company in November 2007. Prior to joining Nielsen, Mr. Charlton spent 11 years at General Electric Company in senior financial management positions, including Senior Vice President Corporate Finance and Controller of NBCUniversal. Prior to joining GE, Mr. Charlton was employed by PepsiCo and began his career in 1983 with the public accounting firm of KPMG.

Eric Dale

Mr. Eric J. Dale Esq., is Chief Legal Officer of the company. Prior to joining Nielsen, Mr. Dale served for 13 years as a Partner at the law firm of Robinson & Cole LLP, where he chaired the firm’s Business Transactions Practice Group. Mr. Dale is on the Board of Directors of Bankwell Financial Group, Inc. where he serves as the Chairperson of its Nominating and Governance Committee and as a member of its Audit, Asset Liability and Strategic Planning Committees.

Guerrino De Luca

Mr. Guerrino De Luca is appointed as Director of the company effective October 19, 2017. He has served as the Chairman of the Board of Logitech International S.A. (“Logitech”) since January 2008. Mr. De Luca served as Logitech’s Chief Executive Officer from April 2012 to January 2013 and as its acting President and Chief Executive Officer from July 2011 to April 2012. Previously, Mr. De Luca served as Logitech’s President and Chief Executive Officer from February 1998, when he joined Logitech, to January 2008. Prior to joining Logitech, Mr. De Luca served as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Marketing for Apple Computer, Inc. Mr. De Luca holds a Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Rome, Italy.

Karen Hoguet

Ms. Karen M. Hoguet is Non-Executive Director of the company. She has been the Chief Financial Officer of Macy’s, Inc. since February 2009; she previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Macy’s from June 2005 to February 2009. Ms. Hoguet served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Macy’s from October 1997 to June 2005.

Harish Manwani

Mr. Harish Manwani is Non-Executive Director of the company. He has been Global Executive Advisor for Blackstone Private Equity Group since February 2015. He retired from Unilever, a leading global consumer products company, at the end of 2014, where he served as Chief Operating Officer since September 2011. Mr. Manwani joined Hindustan Unilever Limited (a majority-owned subsidiary of Unilever) in 1976, becoming a member of its Board in 1995, and since that time held positions of increasing responsibility at Unilever, which gave him wide ranging international marketing and general management experience. Mr. Manwani is a director of the Economic Development Board of Singapore and the Indian School of Business.

Robert Pozen

Mr. Robert Charles Pozen is Non-Executive Director of the company. From July 1, 2010 through December 31, 2011, Mr. Pozen was Chairman Emeritus of MFS Investment Management. Prior to that, he was Chairman of MFS Investment Management since February 2004. He previously was Secretary of Economic Affairs for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 2003. Mr. Pozen was also the John Olin Visiting Professor, Harvard Law School from 2002 to 2004 and the Chairman of the SEC Advisory Committee on Improvements to Financial Reporting from 2007 to 2008. From 1987 through 2001, Mr. Pozen worked for Fidelity Investments in various jobs, serving as President of Fidelity Management and Research Co. from 1997 through 2001. He is currently a director of AMC, a subsidiary of the International Finance Corporation, a senior lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management, a senior fellow of the Brookings Institution, a member of the Advisory Board of Perella Weinberg Partners and Chairman of the Leadership Council of the Tax Policy Committee.

David Rawlinson

Mr. David L. Rawlinson, II is Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is the President of the Online Business of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (“Grainger”), where he also previously served as the Vice President for Operations for the Online Business. Previously, from July 2012 until August 2015, he was Grainger’s Vice President, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. From November 2009 until July 2012, Mr. Rawlinson was Vice President, General Counsel and Director of Corporate Responsibility of a division of ITT Exelis (“ITT”), formerly ITT Corporation. Prior to ITT, Mr. Rawlinson served as a White House Fellow and in appointed positions for the George W. Bush and Obama Administrations. In the Bush Administration, he was a leader of the outgoing transition. In the Obama Administration, he served as Senior Advisor for Economic Policy at the White House National Economic Council.

Javier Teruel

Mr. Javier G. Teruel is Non-Executive Director of the company. He is a Partner of Spectron Desarrollo, SC, an investment management and consulting firm; Chairman of Alta Growth Capital, a private equity firm; and a majority owner of Mexican investment firm, Desarrolo Empressarial Seborn, SA de CV. Previously, Mr. Teruel served as Vice Chairman of Colgate-Palmolive Company, from July 2004 to April 2007. Prior to being appointed Vice Chairman, he served in positions of increasing importance at Colgate since 1971, including as Executive Vice President responsible for Asia, Central Europe, Africa and Hill’s Pet Nutrition, as Vice President of Body Care in Global Business Development in New York, as President and General Manager of Colgate-Mexico, as President of Colgate-Europe, and as Chief Growth Officer responsible for the company’s growth functions.

Lauren Zalaznick

Ms. Lauren Zalaznick is Non-Executive Director of the Company. From 2004 through December 2013, Ms. Zalaznick held various roles of increasing responsibility within NBCUniversal. From December 2010 until February 2013, she was the Chairman, Entertainment & Digital Networks and Integrated Media where she had responsibility for the Bravo, Oxygen, Style, Telemundo and Mun2 networks and ran its digital portfolio. Most recently, she was Executive Vice President at NBCUniversal until departing the company in December 2013. Ms. Zalaznick is currently a member of the boards of directors of Shazam Entertainment and Penguin Random House. She is a senior advisor to various content and tech start-ups including Refinery29, Atlas Obscura and Medium.com.

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