Dietmar Damith and Florian Steinberger join the SRI partnership to drive the firm’s expansion in the DACH region

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1 March 2021, London – SRI, the global executive search and consulting firm, have appointed Dietmar Damith and Florian Steinberger, Managing Partners of boutique executive search firm Invest Search, to the SRI partnership to strengthen the firm’s global fashion, sporting goods, sport, media, entertainment & technology and to spearhead expansion in the DACH region. They will be based in Munich, further strengthening SRI’s existing German team.

Florian Steinberger has held various management positions, including CEO, in the sport and lifestyle sector for over 15 years. Florian has been Managing Partner at Invest Search, specialising in sport, fashion and footwear, since the firm was founded in 2007. An international specialist, Florian prides himself in his impeccable service and problem-solving skills to ensure the best in client and candidate care.

Dietmar Damith has worked in the sports industry as a manager and consultant for over 20 years and has gained managerial experience across various markets. For the past 13 years, Dietmar has been managing partner at Invest Search, specialising in the sport, fashion, and lifestyle market. His deep understanding of these markets, as well as his extensive network particularly in the DACH region, will be an excellent addition to SRI.

SRI’s Co-Managing Director, Europe & Asia Patrick Albrecht said, “Florian and Dietmar’s shared passion for driving outstanding results, deep experience in complementary sectors and excellent network of trusted relationships are a brilliant fit for SRI. They will play a significant role in the expansion of SRI in the German-speaking market, as well as the continuous growth of our global fashion, sporting goods, sport, lifestyle and consumer goods markets, and we are thrilled to have them on board.”

Florian Steinberger said, “SRI’s specialist focus on transforming industries and global network make them an exceptional partner. Their expertise in complementary sectors such as sports, esports and technology will add significant additional value to our clients. We are looking forward to being part of the team.”

Dietmar Damith said, “SRI has built the business to serve fast changing, nuanced industries and offers deep industry insight as a result. This aligns strongly to how we operate. SRI is also a values-driven and people focused business, dedicated to inclusivity. We can’t wait to get started.”


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