Nielsen Business Media Prez/CEO Dead

Robert Krakoff, president and CEO of Nielsen Business Media which owns The Hollywood Reporter, died unexpectedly last night in his Boston apartment, according to Nielsen chairman and CEO David Calhoun. Among the magazines Krakoff oversaw were Editor & Publisher, BillboardAdweek, Mediaweek, Brandweek and Photo District News.  Nielsen is expected to name COO Greg Farrar as interim CEO.

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