Dave Calhoun

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David L. Calhoun is an American businessman, having been the Chief Executive Officer of Nielsen (formerly VNU Group B.V.) since 2006.[1] A Virginia Tech alumni, 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 [2][3] Along with Rick Kash, he is the author of How Companies Win.[4]


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  2. ^ Colvin, Geoffrey (January 24, 2006). "Rising Star: David Calhoun, General Electric". Fortune. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  3. ^ Boyce, Amy (Fall 2005). "David Calhoun: A great source of energy". Virginia Tech Magazine. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Hash, Verne (November 1, 2011). "5 business books you can really use". CNNMoney.com. Retrieved 2 February 2013. 

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