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Mitch Barns Named Nielsen's Next CEO


Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) today
announced that effective January 1, 2014, Dwight M. (“Mitch”) Barns will
succeed David L. Calhoun as Chief Executive Officer, reporting to the
Board of Directors. Barns is a 28-year marketing veteran who has spent
the last 16 years at Nielsen building broad experience leading the
Company's core businesses globally, regionally and in the U.S. Calhoun
will become Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, at which time
Nielsen's current Chairman of the Board, James M. Kilts, will step down
as Chairman, but will remain a Board Member.

“Nielsen is successfully implementing its global strategy, and the time

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