NEW YORK – Monday, 19 June 2017 – SRiCheyenne has today announced that Keith McAllister has joined as a Partner and will focus on the firm’s fast-growing Digital Media, Technology and Private Equity practice areas.
SRiCheyenne, a premier global executive search and consulting boutique, was created in January following the merger of the US-based media and content recruitment experts Cheyenne Group and UK-headquartered SRi (formerly Sports Recruitment International).
McAllister joins from executive search firm Accelent, where he won and executed C-suite-level assignments for a spectrum of clients ranging from early-stage growth companies to the Global 1000.
Before his career as an executive search professional, McAllister distinguished himself as an industry executive and leader. These roles included CEO of content rights firm Mochila, CEO of video technology platform Wochit, General Manager of Thomson Reuters’ Consumer Media business and numerous roles during his 17 years with CNN, where he ultimately served as Executive Vice President/Managing Editor in charge of US newsgathering, overseeing a division of more than 500 staff and 250 contractors.
As CNN’s Managing Editor, McAllister received an Emmy Award for the network’s coverage during 9/11. He holds a B.A. from Amherst College.
McAllister also serves on the Board of Directors of Americares, a non-profit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization.
Jay Hussey, CEO of SRiCheyenne, said: “Keith is one of the leading experts in Digital Media, Content and Technology and I’m delighted to welcome him to SRiCheyenne at such a critical time in the evolution of those industries. His vast experience on the industry-side, coupled with knowledge gained as a first-class executive search professional, will be of huge benefit to our clients.”
Keith McAllister, Partner of SRiCheyenne, said: “I’ve witnessed firsthand how technology is driving the convergence of industries and how talent is the crucial factor in any company’s success.
“SRiCheyenne’s expertise, global reach, and boutique approach, is unique in the marketplace and gives clients an extraordinary edge, and I’m thrilled to be on board.”
SRiCheynne was created in January 2017 following the merger of The Cheyenne Group and SRi and is a premier global executive search and consulting boutique specializing in Media & Content, Information & Data Services, Digital Transformation & Technology, Sports and Sporting Goods & Fashion.
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