Nielsen promotes CFO Brian West to COO Nielsen (NLSN) announced CFO Brian West’s promotion to the role of COO. Jamere Jackson, who joins the company from General Electric (GE), has been appointed CFO. These management changes are effective March 10.
GE to increase energy research $10B by 2020, Reuters reports GE CEO Jeff Immelt is today expected to announce that the company will increase research focusing on complex energy projects such as waterless fracking and gas turbine efficiency by adding another $10B through 2020 for its "ecoimagination" budget, reports Reuters. Reference Link