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Neela Seenandan is Senior Vice President of Human Resources for The Nielsen Company at the company’s North American Consumer division. Seenandan brings years of executive experience in talent acquisition and development to Nielsen and drives the division’s strategic agenda, which includes recruiting and compensation management as well as outlining diversity and inclusion policies. Since joining Nielsen in 2011, Neela Seenandan has already made a significant impact through the implementation of a comprehensive talent management and acquisition strategy that seeks to attractive top-level professionals to the company’s ranks.

Highly regarded in the talent acquisition field, Neela Seenandan is an expert in executive coaching, talent management and development, executive recruiting and internal organization development. At the onset of her career, Seenandan worked in executive search for Michael Page in London. She joined the Nicholson International in Prague, Czech Republic, a boutique executive search firm, as a selection consultant before moving to New York City to join Foster Partners as a search consultant. Neela Seenandan later joined McKinsey & Company in Chicago as Manager for Senior Hire Recruiting and Professional Development and was later named Director of Recruiting and Professional Development.

Originally from the United Kingdom, Neela Seenandan was born in London, and educated at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. She also studied at the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In addition to her professional work at Nielsen, Seenandan is involved with several charitable organizations, including Summit for Someone Avon Walk for Cancer and St. Judes Children’s Hospital.


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Work experience

Sep 2011Present

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

The Nielsen Company
Jul 2011Mar 2012

VP, Global Head of Human Resources

Aon Hewitt
Jul 2009Jul 2011

Global Head of Human Resources

Aon Benfield
Apr 2006Mar 2011

Global Head of Human Resources, Vice President, Executive Talent Acquisition

Aon Corporation
Jan 1999Jan 2007

Director of Recruiting & Professional Development

McKinsey & Company Inc.