Mission Bay has joined SRI to create the world’s leading boutique global media & entertainment executive search practice

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7 March 2022, London – We are delighted to announce that Mission Bay has joined SRI. The firms come together through their shared approach to being trusted advisors focused on delivering outstanding results for clients.

Both teams are led by experienced partners; former industry operators with deep expertise in media and entertainment and how technology is affecting their clients’ businesses. Both firms share common values including commitment to always presenting diverse candidate lists and being partner-led.

SRI is a global executive search & talent consulting firm which has built significant practices in media, entertainment, sport, technology, betting & gaming, sporting goods and fashion. The firm has a global footprint with people located in London, Los Angeles, New York, Portland, Boston, Munich, Lausanne, Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore and Beijing.

Mission Bay is one of the leading media & entertainment executive search boutiques serving clients across the UK, Asia Pacific and the US covering the international broadcasting, production, publishing and wider media space.

Jamie Waldron, Managing Partner, Global Head of Media & Entertainment, SRI said ‘We are thrilled to welcome Joanna Reesby, John Keeling and their talented team to SRI.  Together we offer unrivalled capability to serve the media & entertainment leadership community as they navigate technology fueled transformation.  Both our firms are entirely focused on building trusted, long-term relationships through exemplary quality work that drives the commercial success of our clients’ businesses.’

Joanna Reesby, Managing Partner, Mission Bay, part of SRI said ‘After 10 successful years having founded Mission Bay in 2012, I am delighted to be joining forces with SRI for the next exciting stage in our journey’.  John Keeling, Managing Partner, Mission Bay, part of SRI added ‘The partnership adds significant additional benefit to our clients through expansive geographic coverage and significant depth and expertise in other relevant sectors, in particular sport and technology.

About SRI

SRI is a global executive search and talent consulting firm. We exist to accelerate people, team and organisational performance.  Focused on media & entertainment, sport, technology and fashion, we work at the intersection of creativity and technology. In 2022 SRI joined forces with Mission Bay, a media & entertainment specialist, further enhancing the firms’ abilities to serve clients across the world.  SRI offers executive search (board, executive, future leaders) and consulting services focused on delivering Future Ready Talent Strategy; specifically talent and team assessment and development.

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Media contact: Amy Thomas, Chief Marketing Officer, SRI