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Nielsen Media Client Chief Thomas Leaving

Dave Thomas, a long-time Nielsen Co. executive who helped cable networks develop the kind of research data that have made them a bigger part of the TV ratings business than broadcast networks, is stepping down next month and will be replaced by another long-time Nielsen executive, Mitch Barns, whom some see as a potential heir to Nielsen chief David Calhoun.