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Louise Keely Honored as a Woman to Watch in Retail

We’re proud to announce that Retail Leader, a leading retail trade publication, has named Louise Keely, executive vice president and global retail practice leader, Nielsen, as a Woman to Watch. The award recognizes the most impressive women in the retail industry for their leadership journey and accomplishments in retail, as well as for the future contributions they’re expected to make.

One of the most credible platforms for women’s leadership recognition within the retail industry, Retail Leader’s Women to Watch awards highlight remarkable female executives driving business results, making a difference within their organizations and helping shape the retail industry.

Along with serving as executive vice president and global retail practice leader at Nielsen, Keely is a co-founding board member of The Demand Institute, a think tank jointly operated by Nielsen and The Conference Board. In her role at Nielsen, Keely is responsible helping retail businesses find growth opportunities and gain a deep understanding of key industry drivers. Keely also leads Nielsen’s global retail strategy, and her work is advancing the company’s connected retail vision of extreme collaboration among industry partners who rely on a rich network of data sources, technology and analytics to meet evolving consumer demands. 

Keely was selected alongside other notable women industry leaders in retail, consumer goods companies and service providers, including CVS, Campbell Soup Co., the Hershey Co., Procter and Gamble, Revlon, Unilever and the Walmart Foundation.