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Calhoun, David - from United States

ID: 299756
Organization: WEF
Country of meeting: Davos in the year 2013

Businessman. He is the global head of private equity portfolio operations at Blackstone and concurrently serves as the Executive Chairman of Nielsen (formerly VNU Group B.V.), and served as Nielsen's Chief Executive Officer from 2006 through 2013. A Virginia Tech accounting alumnus, he was previously the Vice Chairman of General Electric and Chief Executive Officer of GE Infrastructure, a GE division with $50 billion in revenues and 120,000 employees. He serves on the Board of Directors of Boeing and Caterpillar Inc. Along with Rick Kash, he is the author of How Companies Win.

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