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Nielsen Secures Healthcare Industry Exec as VP of Supplier Diversity

Lamont Robinson Accepts Newly Created Position


Chicago, IL, Sept. 28, 2012 / --Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy recently named Lamont Robinson as its Vice President of Supplier Diversity at Nielsen. In this new role, he is responsible for developing the strategy to establish a world class, robust supplier diversity program within Nielsen that will focus on clients, suppliers and employees.

With more than a decade of practiced experience in procurement, accounting and supplier diversity in the healthcare industry, Lamont has led a very successful purchasing and supplier diversity career at companies such as Novation, Cardinal Health, Provista, Voluntary Hospitals of America, and Abbott Laboratories. His leadership and supplier diversity programs have received several industry and professional awards.

“We’re very excited to have Lamont on our team,” says Greg Serafin, SVP of Global Sourcing for Nielsen, “Lamont has the vision and the leadership experience to make a difference at Nielsen and in the communities where we live and work.”

“My passion for supplier diversity has never dissipated and will get stronger as we (Nielsen) work towards developing and implementing the strategic plan I have for this company. This supplier diversity team will augment the credible brand that Nielsen has established since its inception and I look forward to growing a successful supplier diversity program for Nielsen,” said Lamont Robinson.
Lamont, a Chicago native, holds an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Business and is currently living in Dallas, Texas with his wife and four children.

About Nielsen
Nielsen Holdings N.V. (NYSE: NLSN) is a global information and measurement company with leading market positions in marketing and consumer information, television and other media measurement, online intelligence, mobile measurement, trade shows and related properties. Nielsen has a presence in approximately 100 countries, with headquarters in New York, USA and Diemen, the Netherlands. For more information, visit www.nielsen.com.

Press Contact: | Nielsen | Shirelle Magee | 200 West Jackson Blvd. Suite 2600 | Chicago, IL 60606 | 312 583-5583 | Shirelle.magee@nielsen.com |

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