Stolper to lead Nielsen Book

Stolper to lead Nielsen Book

Nielsen has promoted Jonathan Stolper to senior vice president and m.d. of Nielsen Book. Stolper will take on the global leadership of Nielsen Book, as current president Jonathan Nowell is stepping down.

Stolper, who is currently senior v.p of Nielsen’s US book business, said: “I am thrilled to take on this role. We have a strong team at Nielsen Book and I look forward to meeting our clients and collaborators around the world over the next few weeks and months.”

Nowell said he is stepping down to pursue other opportunities but that he is “delighted” that Stolper will lead Nielsen Book. “With the help of our strong team, I am sure Jonathan will build on this period of sustained growth… I look forward to helping with the transition through the end of the year.”

Stolper, who will be based in New York and take on the role on the 1st July, will report to Howard Appelbaum, president of Nielsen Entertainment.