Desmond Wang Appointed Managing Director For Nielsen Hong Kong & Macau

HONG KONG, May 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Nielsen, a global measurement and data analytics company announced that Desmond Wang is appointed to expand his leadership role as Managing Director, Nielsen Hong Kong & Macau in addition to Taiwan, with responsibility for all of Nielsen's business activities in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

"A veteran of Nielsen for around two decades in various markets, including Taiwan and mainland China, Desmond has helped clients drive success in their business over the years," said Cindy Shin, President of Nielsen Developed Asia. "This important appointment reflects Nielsen's commitment to our clients in Hong Kong and Macau, and I am fully confident that Desmond's leadership will not only enable the Nielsen Hong Kong & Macau team to drive success but also bring in cross market synergy to help our clients realize continued growth within Hong Kong's ever-evolving market," she added.

"Nielsen has a well-deserved reputation as a measurement and data analytics leader in Hong Kong and I am very excited to be part of the great team. With the ever-growing digital, ecommerce and big data, it's more important than ever for businesses in Hong Kong to keep abreast of these changes, and to keep up with the evolving needs of consumers in Hong Kong. And we will continue to enable our clients to drive business wins in their respective industries," commented Desmond Wang.

Prior to this role, Desmond served as the Vice President for Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) Vertical of Nielsen Taiwan.  He also served as the CPG Senior Director of Nielsen China.  

Desmond holds an MBA degree and M.S. degree in Industrial Relations from the University of New Haven, Connecticut.


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