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Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (date of earliest event reported): January 25, 2022




(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)




England and Wales   001-35042   98-1225347

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)



file number)


(I.R.S. employer

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675 Avenue of Americas

New York, New York 10010


5th Floor Endeavour House

189 Shaftesbury Avenue

London, WC2H 8JR

United Kingdom

(Address of principal executive offices)

+1 (646) 654-5000

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Ordinary shares, par value €0.07 per share   NLSN   New York Stock Exchange

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Item 5.02

Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On January 25, 2022, Nielsen Holdings plc (the “Company”) appointed Mr. Henry Iglesias, 49, Principal Accounting Officer, effective March 16, 2022. Mr. Iglesias will become Nielsen’s Corporate Controller, effective January 31, 2022. Effective March 16, 2022, Linda Zukauckas, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer and Interim Principal Accounting Officer, will relinquish the duties of the latter, while continuing as Chief Financial Officer.

In connection with Mr. Iglesias’ hiring, the Compensation and Talent Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company approved an annual base salary of $400,000, a target annual cash incentive bonus of $200,000 and the grant of an equity award of restricted stock units with a grant date fair market value of $275,000.

Mr. Iglesias was the Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis and Global Sales Finance at Tiffany & Co., the global luxury jeweler, from October 2018 through April 2021 and prior to that time, Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis at Tiffany & Co. from June 2013 to October 2018. Mr. Iglesias held various leadership roles at Tiffany & Co., including Vice President, Interim Treasurer and Vice President, Controller and Principal Accounting Officer. He previously worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers.

There are no arrangements or understandings between Mr. Iglesias and any other persons pursuant to which he was selected as Principal Accounting Officer. There are also no family relationships between Mr. Iglesias and any director or executive officer of the Company, and he has no direct or indirect material interest in any transaction required to be disclosed pursuant to Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: January 25, 2022



/s/ Jennifer Meschewski

Name:   Jennifer Meschewski
Title:   Secretary