Emerald Expositions

Michael Alicea

Member of Audit Committee
Chairperson of Compensation Committee

Michael has been a member of the Board and the Chairman of the Compensation Committee of the Board since December 2015. He is presently the Executive Vice President of Global Human Resources for the Nielsen Company. Nielsen has a presence in 106 countries, and a mission to provide clients with the most complete understanding of what consumers buy and watch. Michael is responsible for all human resources activities across the Global Business Services (GBS), Entertainment and Business Development groups at Nielsen, and, since 1995, has held a variety of leadership roles within Nielsen in human resources, communications and operations. Overall, he possesses a strong background in a broad range of human resources, communications, operations and M&A disciplines. 

Michael currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Emma Bowen Foundation, which is dedicated to preparing minority youth for careers in the media industry, and is Co-Chair of Nielsen’s External Advisory Board.

He holds a BBA in Human Resources & Organizational Management and has completed graduate coursework in Business Policy at Baruch College.