Nielsen Business Media Pres./CEO Bob Krakoff Dies
March 26, 2007 at 5:48 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of NIELSEN BUSINESS MEDIA Pres./CEO BOB KRAKOFF, who died MARCH 22, apparently of natural causes, in BOSTON at 71.
KRAKOFF joined NIELSEN, formerly VNU, in AUGUST after serving as Chairman/CEO at BLANTYRE PARTNERS and ADVANSTAR. He had previously spent 23 years at REED ELSEVIER, parent ot VARIETY, and sat on the board of FREEDOM COMMUNICATIONS. NIELSEN BUSINESS MEDIA publishes BILLBOARD, RADIO & RECORDS, the HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, and ADWEEK/MEDIAWEEK/BRANDWEEK, among others.