Profiles International Announces New Chief Science Officer

Waco, TX. October 16, 2013 – Global assessment solutions provider, Profiles International, recently announced the promotion of Dr. Scott Hamilton from Chief Research Officer to the role of Chief Science Officer.

In his previous role as CRO, Dr. Hamilton was instrumental in the creation, development, and implementation of Profiles International assessments in more than 130 countries. Dr. Hamilton oversaw all aspects of assessment development while supervising the research and development team.

As CSO, Dr. Hamilton will be responsible for providing scientific support through new product design, training, and certification for large enterprise sales organizations. He will represent Profiles in the global assessment industry, continuing to enhance the Profiles International brand worldwide.

“As we grew our global business over the last 20 years, the executive team was extremely fortunate to have an intellect such as Dr. Hamilton on our team,” said Bud Haney, CEO of Profiles International. “His ability knows no bounds, and I have no doubt that he will continue to thrive in his new role as Chief Science Officer.”

Dr. Hamilton holds a master’s degree and Ph.D. in clinical psychology and counseling with a minor in research. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Association of Test Publishers, of which Profiles was a founding member. He is also a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the Association for Psychological Science (APS), and the International Test Commission (ITC). Dr. Hamilton is, additionally, an associate member of the British Psychological Society (BPS).

Profiles International helps organizations worldwide create high‐performing workforces by specializing in a comprehensive suite of assessment-driven talent management solutions. Profiles’ clients gain a competitive advantage by understanding their people at the deepest levels. This helps them select the right people for the right role and manage them to their full potential.