Nielsen Business Media Announces Entertainment Group Leadership team


Nielsen Business Media’s Entertainment Group, a part of The Nielsen Company, whose print properties include Billboard, Back Stage, The Hollywood Reporter, Kirkus Reviews, The Bookseller and Film Journal International, today announced a new leadership team. From the press release:

”Nielsen Business Media today announced the promotion of three executives to senior leadership roles within the organization’s recently created Entertainment Group. The new team includes: Howard Appelbaum, who was named Vice President/Publisher of Billboard; Eric Mika, who was promoted to Vice President/Publisher of The Hollywood Reporter; and Andrew Bilbao, who was tapped as Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Entertainment Group. The executives report to Gerry Byrne, new Senior Vice President of the Entertainment Group, who made today’s announcement.”

Nielsen Business Media has 42 publications, over 135 trade shows and conferences, as well as 195 digital products and services.

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