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Pat Dodd

Chief Commercial Officer, Nielsen Global Connect

Patrick Dodd is Nielsen’s Chief Commercial Officer for Nielsen Global Connect, leading our global Connect commercial teams. He was appointed to this role in January 2019.

Previously, Pat led Nielsen’s Global Markets Group, helping clients find tailored solutions to unlock growth in over 100 markets around the world. Earlier in his career, Pat led our businesses in 23 of the world’s fastest-growing markets.

Pat has been with Nielsen for over 20 years. He has held numerous senior leadership positions with the company, including leading Nielsen’s Global Retailer Vertical and serving as President of Nielsen markets in Europe, China and Canada. He has also held a number of senior commercial roles consulting with major fast moving consumer goods and retailer clients around the world. Pat is widely recognized as a thought leader within the FMCG and omnichannel retail sectors and is a regular speaker at industry events.

Pat is based in Geneva, Switzerland and holds an Honours degree in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.