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Key Dates

  • FY21 Half Year Results 26 February 2021
  • FY21 Full Year Results 23 August 2021
  • Annual General Meeting 18 November 2021

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Media Releases

Isentia Enhances Broadcast Monitoring Service with AI-driven Technology

AUSTRALIA, Sydney – Feb 1, 2021: Leading media intelligence company, Isentia, has announced the introduction of an industry-first feature to its media monitoring service. Called Boundary Detection it uses Artificial Intelligence to identify where one news story begins and another one ends, automatically isolating the relevant media item. This gives Isentia clients immediate visibility on […]

Isentia Launches Federal Budget And Retail Industry Daily Briefings

AUSTRALIA, Sydney – Sep 22, 2020: Isentia (ASX:ISD) is launching two new Daily Briefing products to help organisations stay abreast of the latest and most important Federal Budget and Retail news. The Federal Budget briefing will provide all the key coverage for budget-related news and opinion topics including Business, Education, Tax, Health and Aged Care, Infrastructure, Transport, […]

Isentia hires head of government business to support Canberra clients

AUSTRALIA, Sydney – Aug 13, 2020: Isentia (ASX:ISD) today announces the appointment of Kylie Dunstan as the Head of Government Business, based in Canberra.  Kylie brings more than 20 years of corporate communications and leadership experience in Government organisations. She is also one of only thirty-five members of the Australian Rural Leadership Program, contributing to […]

Isentia announces new Culturally And Linguistically Diverse media monitoring service

AUSTRALIA, Sydney – 25 June 2020: Media intelligence and data technology company, Isentia, has launched a Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CALD) media monitoring service, to expand its coverage to non-English publications across the country. The service will monitor non-English publications across Australia and provide curated summaries of the content in English with links to the […]

Ministry of Public Health, Thai AirAsia and AIS Lead Thailand’s Reputation Ranking for fighting the COVID-19

Bangkok, 9 March 2020 – Isentia, APAC’s leading media intelligence and insights specialist have released a list of ‘Most Reputable Brands of Thailand fighting the COVID-19’. Isentia’s Reputation Rankings report uses key data from the mainstream media to rate the performance of brands fighting the COVID-19 across the three pillars of the Reputation Framework namely […]

Huawei Indonesia, Batik Air, Garuda Indonesia among the most reputable brands in Indonesia fighting the COVID-19

Jakarta, 3 March 2020 – Isentia, APAC’s leading media intelligence and insights specialist has released a list of ‘Most Reputable Brands in Indonesia fighting the COVID-19’.  The reputation rankings report uncovers how the netizens in Indonesia perceive brands across Strategy, Culture, Delivery – the three pillars of Isentia’s Reputation Framework. Huawei Indonesia topped the list […]

BIDV, Vietcombank, and Samsung among the top brands in Vietnam fighting the COVID-19

HCMC, 4 March 2020 – Isentia, APAC’s leading media intelligence and insights specialist has released a list of ‘Top Brands in Vietnam fighting the COVID-19’.  Isentia’s rankings report is based on how mainstream media covers brands that are fighting the coronavirus and rates their performance across Strategy, Culture, Delivery – the three pillars of Isentia’s Reputation […]

AirAsia, RapidKL and Prudential among the most reputable brands in Malaysia fighting the COVID-19

Kuala Lumpur, 3 March 2020 – Isentia, APAC’s leading media intelligence and insights specialist has released a list of ‘Most Reputable Brands of Malaysia fighting the COVID-19’.  The reputation rankings report uncovers how the netizens in Malaysia perceive brands across Strategy, Culture, Delivery – the three pillars of Isentia’s Reputation Framework.  AirAsia emerged as the most […]

Isentia bolsters sales team with two new promotions

21 January 2020 Isentia (ASX:ISD) today announces Patricia Kavanagh as Head of Sales Australia and Raquel Climent as New Zealand Country Manager. Patricia Kavanagh steps up from State Manager of Queensland and brings more than 18 years of experience in commercial roles across different states and countries at Isentia. As the new Head of Sales, […]

Isentia appoints new Senior Account Director

3 December 2019 Isentia (ASX:ISD) today announces the appointment of Ben Butcher as Senior Account Director.  Based in Melbourne, Ben has more than 20 years experience in sales across a broad range of media including Val Morgan Outdoor, ACP Magazines and APN Outdoor. In his new role at Isentia, Ben will be responsible for key […]

Isentia appoints Russ Horell as Chief Commercial Officer

8 November 2019 Isentia (ASX:ISD) today announces the appointment of Russ Horell to the role of Chief Commercial Officer. Mr Horell is a talented sales leader with a deep understanding of the media intelligence industry including the complex needs of clients across the government, enterprise and agency sectors. Mr Horell has had a long and […]

Isentia revamped app goes live

Isentia has today re-launched its Mediaportal app following an in-depth research across APAC around what clients want from their mobile experience.

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Executive Team

Ed Harrison

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Ed Harrison

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Ed Harrison has over 25 years experience across many types of media including print, outdoor and digital in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Ed came to Australia in 2001 to set up JC Decaux’s business in Victoria and South Australia. From 2003 to 2008, he was General Manager (Australia) of JC Decaux, the world’s largest out-of-home advertising company, as it established a dominant position in Australian street furniture.

Ed then joined Fairfax Digital, a leading provider of online news, information and classified websites. As Group Sales Director at Fairfax Media, Ed was responsible for sales operations across 300 newspaper, magazine and digital brands with a diverse customer base and combined revenue of $500m.

From 2014 to June 2018, Ed was the CEO of Yahoo7, a joint venture between Seven West Media and Verizon, which delivered digital media products and original content to over nine million monthly users. Ed joined Isentia as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director on 6 August 2018.

Peter McClelland

Chief Financial Officer

Peter McClelland

Chief Financial Officer

Peter McClelland is an experienced CFO and COO with a strong track record in leading strategy and change in Australia, Asia and South Africa. He has expertise in business development, M&A, company performance and leadership from a range of industry sectors, including leading media and retail companies. He was previously CFO and COO at leading out-of-home advertising company, oOh! Media, where he was instrumental in building the scale and diversity of the business, ahead of its ASX listing process.

Prior to this role, Mr McClelland was Chief Financial and Administration Officer for Asia Pacific and South Africa at Luxottica, the world’s largest manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of optical and sunglass products. Most recently, he was CFO at Velocity Frequent Flyer.

James Merritt

Chief Executive Asia

James Merritt

Chief Executive Asia

James Merritt is a proven business leader with over 20years of experience across both Europe and Asia. Having worked in South Korea and Thailand, as well as overseeing the wider APAC region from India to Japan and New Zealand, James brings a wealth of experience including successful turnarounds in several Asian geographies. James brings with him a strong track record of business building, navigating local legislative changes and delivered global strategic frameworks, while also providing extensive expertise in data science and consumer insights. 

James joins Isentia following over 11 years with Dunnhumby as Managing Director & Board Member APAC. Having led the region, delivering customer-centric strategies across key partners and suppliers to drive business growth, while also being a Board member to all entities across the region. During his time with Dunnhumby James worked across local and global roles and moved to Asia in 2011 to lead Dunnhumby Korea, later becoming Managing Director for Dunnhumby Thailand & Malaysia. 

Prior to joining Dunnhumby, James held a number of senior marketing roles at Tesco, working across 5 of the 6 core functions within Corporate Marketing, focusing on customer behaviour and the impacts of price, promotions and place. James is a Business and Marketing Graduate of Sheffield Hallam University with a CIM Advanced Diploma.

Jen Marshall

Chief Product Officer

Jen Marshall

Chief Product Officer

Jen Marshall brings strong leadership and extensive experience from across digital, product and media segments . Jen joins Isentia as Chief Product Officer departing from her position as CEO of Brainmates, a consulting, training and event business focusing solely on the practice of Product Management. During three years at the helm, she helped build the Brainmates business and worked with clients across diverse industries, spanning digital, physical and service products.

Prior to Brainmates, Jen was a Product Director at Fairfax for four years and was also a Category Manager at Optus Digital Media. Jen’s early career was spent leading teams and producing 24/7 news at Sky News in Australia and the United Kingdom. Jen is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors course, she has an Executive MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in Broadcast Journalism from Charles Sturt University.

Paul Russell

Chief Technology Officer

Paul Russell

Chief Technology Officer

Paul Russell has spent the last 20 years leading technology teams and building consumer and business-facing digital products. His experience spans small start-ups, scale ups, and larger enterprises in fast-moving, high-change businesses; encompassing marketplaces, software as a service, and media.

Most recently he was the CTO of Yahoo7, a joint venture between Yahoo Inc and Seven West Media. Here, he led a technology transformation that delivered a highly productive web delivery platform, while reducing costs and delivering market-leading products. Prior to Yahoo7, he was the Managing Director of SoftwareSeni, a blended onshore/offshore software development business, Executive GM of Technology and Delivery at Salmat Marketing Services, and CIO at Fairfax Digital.

Russ Horell

Chief Commercial Officer

Russ Horell

Chief Commercial Officer

Russ has 14 years experience in the media intelligence industry, notably leading the Queensland and New Zealand Isentia businesses to success, earning the respect of his peers, clients and industry in the process.

As New Zealand Country Manager Russ has lead his highly engaged team through a transformation strategy while increasing results across the business. 

In his capacity as Queensland State Manager Russ oversaw continuous growth and played a pivotal role in securing key business for Isentia such as key government and large enterprise contracts. 

Russ has a passion for creating strong partnerships with clients using his broad Sales leadership experience, and a genuine approach to optimising their experience.

Russ holds degrees in Journalism and Law from Qld University of Technology.

Tom Gerstmyer

Chief Operations Officer

Tom Gerstmyer

Chief Operations Officer

Tom Gerstmyer is an Operations Leader with over 18 years of experience in the media industry and a diverse background with roles across sales, business development, supply chain, IT and program management in the US and Australia.

Before joining Isentia he held a number of senior operations roles at Fairfax Media leading large-scale transformation across technology, people, culture, sales, distribution and logistics to deliver multi-million dollar improvements in margins and cost bases. Tom is a former Non-Executive Director of the Audited Media Association of Australia and holds a Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration (Marketing) from Towson University.

Kelly Young

Chief Human Resources Officer

Kelly Young

Chief Human Resources Officer

Kelly Young is a senior HR professional with deep experience on the frontline of business transformation and a focus on building performance cultures within companies.

She was most recently People and Culture Director at Bauer Media, where she overhauled employee experience by building leadership and change programs. She was able to create a culture of collaboration through mentoring and people initiatives, while supporting the widespread transformation of the business. Ms Young also held numerous HR roles at Fairfax Media across key brands including The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian Financial Review and digital brand teams. Following the 2013 formation of the Australian Publishing Media – grouping the leading metropolitan and regional products nationally – Ms Young continued to build culture and talent to meet the needs of an ever-changing media business.

Jacquie Shanahan

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Jacquie Shanahan

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Jacquie Shanahan joined the group in August 2015 and brings many years of company secretarial, corporate governance and commercial law experience to the group. She has had company secretarial and legal roles with subsidiaries of United Parcel Service of America, ASX listed Roc Oil Company Limited and RGA Reinsurance Company of Australia Limited (continuing). In addition to these roles,

 

Jacquie has been involved in the regulation of corporate governance reporting at the ASX and was a senior associate in corporate commercial practice at Corrs Chambers Westgarth. Jacquie holds Bachelor of Arts and Laws for the University of Queensland and is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Association of Corporate Counsel Australia.

Board of Directors

Doug Snedden

Non-Executive Director and Chairman

Doug Snedden

Non-Executive Director and Chairman

Douglas (Doug) Snedden was appointed to the Isentia board in November 2017, as an Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman. Throughout his career Doug has been an active member of the community serving on the board of arts, medical and community organisations. This has included previous board positions with St. Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, The Sydney Theatre Company, The Black Dog Institute and the St James Ethics Centre.

Formerly Managing Director of Accenture Australia and New Zealand, Doug is currently a Non-Executive Director of OFX Ltd, Chairman of Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Odyssey House McGrath Foundation and the Accenture Foundation and a member of the National Library of Australia Council.

Fiona Pak-Poy

Non-Executive Director

Fiona Pak-Poy

Non-Executive Director

Fiona was appointed to the Board in May 2014 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. Fiona is also Chair of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Risk Committee. Fiona brings significant experience gained particularly with technology companies. She is currently a non-executive director of Tyro Payments (ASX: TYR); Booktopia (ASX: BKG); Novotech Holdings and The Sydney School of Entrepreneurship. Fiona is a former member of ASIC’s Director Advisory Panel, the board of MYOB Group Limited, the Securities Industry Research Centre of South East Asia (SIRCA),  StatePlus, the Federal Government’s National Precincts Board and Innovation Australia Board.

Fiona was a General Partner of an Australian venture capital fund that invested in Australian technology companies. She also served as a Councillor of the Australian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (AVCAL). Prior to this, Fiona co-founded a catalogue and e-commerce business, was a strategy consultant with The Boston Consulting Group, an R&D engineer at Stratco and worked with consulting engineering firm Pak-Poy and Kneebone.

Fiona received an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Adelaide and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Fiona is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

Ed Harrison

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Ed Harrison

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Ed Harrison has over 25 years experience across many types of media including print, outdoor and digital in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Ed came to Australia in 2001 to set up JC Decaux’s business in Victoria and South Australia. From 2003 to 2008, he was General Manager (Australia) of JC Decaux, the world’s largest out-of-home advertising company, as it established a dominant position in Australian street furniture.

Ed then joined Fairfax Digital, a leading provider of online news, information and classified websites. As Group Sales Director at Fairfax Media, Ed was responsible for sales operations across 300 newspaper, magazine and digital brands with a diverse customer base and combined revenue of $500m.

From 2014 to June 2018, Ed was the CEO of Yahoo7, a joint venture between Seven West Media and Verizon, which delivered digital media products and original content to over nine million monthly users. Ed joined Isentia as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director on 6 August 2018.

Justin Kane

Non-Executive Director

Justin Kane

Non-Executive Director

Justin Kane was appointed to the Board in July 2018 as a Non-Executive Director. Justin is also a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

Justin is Director of Research and a Founding Partner of Gilead Capital LP, an investment management firm located in New York. Justin has extensive experience in the investment management and technology industries.