Blackstone Taps Nielsen CEO for Senior Management Role
November 22, 2013
The Blackstone Group has hired David Calhoun, CEO of Nielsen (NYSE: NLSN), as a senior managing director and head of Private Equity Portfolio Operations. He'll oversee a team of 21 professionals in Blackstone's operations group which partners with portfolio company CEOs to drive value creation initiatives throughout the firm's companies. Mr. Calhoun had served with Nielsen since 2006 and has also served as vice chairman of General Electric and CEO of GE Infrastructure, the company's largest business unit.
David Calhoun, Senior Managing Director & Head of Private Equity Portfolio Operations