Susan D. Whiting has been promoted to the Nielsen Co.'s vice chairperson. She will join Chairman and CEO David Calhoun in the newly created Office of the CEO, providing oversight and direction to the
company's initiatives and operations. She is expected to work closely with clients and other important stakeholders worldwide. A longtime Nielsen veteran, Whiting joined the company in 1978.
Previously, she was the company's executive vice president, overseeing all business units.