United States | SVP, Client Business Partner, Nielsen
JoAnn Pidemont is the Senior Vice President and Global Client Vice President with Nielsen, based in the New York City area. With 30 years of consumer packaged goods experience, JoAnn serves as an industry expert in the areas of global deployment, retailers, Walmart, CPG manufacturers, retail operations and change management. In her current role with Nielsen, she leads the Global Johnson & Johnson business worldwide. Prior to this role, JoAnn led the Global Deployment organization in Operations. She also built and led the “Walmart Centers of Excellence,” which drove insights and retail growth for all manufacturing clients in Bentonville, Arkansas, USA. In this capacity, she developed and chaired a Walmart board made up of 25-plus global consumer packaged good companies focused on driving growth at Walmart. Prior to Nielsen, JoAnn began her career with Johnson & Johnson holding responsibilities with the sales, Walmart and category management teams. In addition to her current responsibilities, JoAnn represents Nielsen as an ambassador within the Network of Executive Women. JoAnn lives on the Jersey Shore with her 13-year-old daughter Grace and Bichon-Poodle Buddy.