NEWS13 May 2020

Mitch Barns join The Stable’s board

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US – Commerce agency The Stable has appointed former Nielsen chief executive Mitch Barns as a board member.

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Barns led Nielsen for five years from 2014, and acquired 26 businesses during his tenure to grow the company’s annual revenue to $6bn.

In 2019 Barns founded Second Half Advisors, which supports fast-growing businesses and not-for-profits.

He also currently serves on board of the Global Leadership Network.

Chad Hetherington, chief executive of The Stable, said he was thrilled with the appointment of Barns.

“His deep consumer analytic and insights background, partnered with his global business experience will add a tremendous amount of value to us and our brand partners as we continue to build out a world class agency,” he added.