NielsenIQ began its next chapter as an independent company with the closing of its acquisition by Advent International in partnership with incoming Executive Chairman and CEO James “Jim” Peck. As a standalone business, NielsenIQ is positioned to accelerate its transformation and strengthen its market-leading position.
To move forward as a definitive leader in the FMCG industry and usher in a new era of technological advancements and innovation, three new leaders will join NielsenIQ. Mohit Kapoor joins as Chief Technology Officer, overseeing all aspects of technology. Steve Matthesen, a Nielsen veteran, joins as Chief Strategy Officer to help develop and execute the corporate strategy and other key initiatives. Curt Miller joins as Chief Transformation Officer to drive organizational alignment that supports NielsenIQ’s growth strategy.
“NielsenIQ has a unique opportunity to become a nimble partner with the flexibility to increase strategic investments and innovation in the future,” said Jim Peck, Executive Chairman and CEO, NielsenIQ. “Our independence underscores our commitment to a turnaround plan that will enable us to better support our customers and partners, and deliver maximum value while adapting to changing market and customer dynamics.”
Clients will be able to continue to rely on NielsenIQ’s industry-leading data while the company accelerates the delivery of new capabilities and refines its operations. As a trusted partner with intimate knowledge of the FMCG and retail industries NielsenIQ has the opportunity to make tough decisions, adapt to client needs and deliver innovative solutions that truly meet customers' needs.