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Pureprofile kickstarts 2021 with new hires across data and insights, innovation and product

28 January, 2021 | 

Posted at 10:17 am 

by Pureprofile 

Sydney, 28 January 2021: Global data and insights business Pureprofile Limited (ASX: PPL) has today announced three new appointments to the Australian team to support its renewed growth strategy. 

Young Ham joins the team in a global role as Head of Data, Innovation and Product, Kate Richards will hold the role of Interim Head of Sales, Data & Insights ANZ for 12 months, after which she will continue as Senior Account Director, and Tom Hamilton will take on the role of Senior Account Director in the data and insights team.

Young has close to two decades of experience in the research industry, having worked for companies including Kantar, Lightspeed Research and TNS. Most recently he held the role of Director of Data Solutions & Sourcing at Kantar, where he led the data products and sampling partnerships for the APAC region. At Pureprofile he will be responsible for the strategy and development for the company’s growing portfolio of industry-leading products.  

Kate joins the Pureprofile team, having spent the last six years at Lightspeed Research in the roles of Director of Client Development and Senior Client Development Director. She has also worked at GMI and Research Now.  

Tom brings more than 20 years of client service and delivery experience to his Senior Account Director role. Prior to joining Pureprofile, Tom was Senior Account Director at Dynata and spent 15 years in the roles of Operations Manager and Senior Account Director. 

Pureprofile’s CEO Martin Filz, commented: “We are thrilled to welcome Young, Kate and Tom to our team as we ramp up for a successful year. Pureprofile achieved great success in 2020, as more organisations than ever looked to the value of first-party data to foster a deep understanding of their customers. As we move towards a cookieless world by 2022, we look forward to continuing to grow our global team to deliver valuable insights to companies around the world.”  

Head of Data, Innovation and Product, Young Ham, said: “I’m excited to be joining Pureprofile as the business grows its global footprint from our headquarters in Sydney, and I look forward to using my experience to support Pureprofile’s product innovation vision.”  

The three new hires are joined by Joris Schellekens, who was recently announced as having joined Pureprofile as Sales Director, Mainland Europe.  

With a footprint in the Asia Pacific, United States, Europe and India, Pureprofile supports brands and media owners to identify, connect and engage with consumers. A global leader in market research services, Pureprofile has a large consumer panel and a suite of technology products for media owners, agencies, and brands.


Media contact:

Lisa Banks for Pureprofile
+61 466 787 138

Beroze Dubash for Pureprofile
+61 403 402 228


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