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02/08/2017

Hambro Perks Appoints New CEO Of UK Media Division

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London-based company builder, Hambro Perks, has appointed Kate Burns as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company's new UK media division.

In her new role, Ms Burns will work alongside Dom Perks, co-founder of Hambro Perks to grow the company's media division, overseeing companies such as SeenIt, Takumi, Mettr, The Dots, Compass and recently invested Blend Media.

Previously, she worked at Alta Vista and DoubleClick, before joining Google as Director of the UK, Ireland and Benelux.

Following Google, Ms Burns was Vice President & MD Europe Bebo, and then CEO of AOL Europe. After a successful tenure at BuzzFeed as European GM, Ms Burns also ran her own consulting practice.

Dom Perks, co-founder of Hambro Perks, said: "With a proven track record of success within the media and advertising industry, Kate's insights and learning are unrivalled.  I strongly believe that Kate is the perfect person to grow the new arm of the business, and continue building some of the UK's most exciting start-ups."

Ms Burns added: "London is a powerhouse of media and advertising talent. I look forward to working alongside the leadership team at Hambro Perks to tap into this pool, and grow global, pioneering start-ups within the media division."

www.hambroperks.com
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