NEWS13 February 2017

Rawlinson joins Nielsen board of directors

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US – Nielsen has made David Rawlinson a member of its board of directors and the audit committee.

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Rawlinson (pictured) is currently president of online business for industrial supply company W.W. Grainger. He joined the company in 2012 as deputy general counsel and corporate secretary.

Since 2014, Rawlinson has served on the board of directors for MonotaRO, Grainger’s publicly-traded online business in Japan. He was one of three founding managing directors of Zoro Tools Europe, Grainger’s first online business in Europe.

Rawlinson has also served a Presidential appointment as a White House fellow and held positions in both the Bush and Obama administrations. In the Obama administration, Rawlinson served as a senior advisor for economic policy with the White House National Economic Council where he worked on the financial crisis and initiatives to spur new business growth.