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Paul Chidley relocates to strengthen SRI’s North American Team

16 November 2020, London – SRI, the global executive search and consulting firm, today announces that Partner Paul Chidley has relocated to the firm’s Los Angeles office where he will be responsible for driving the North American Sports Practice across our three offices in New York, Boston and LA. Paul has spent the last 10 […]

Fraser Bryden joins SRI

1 October 2020, London – SRI, the international search and consulting firm, has appointed Fraser Bryden to bolster the continued growth of the firm’s Media, Entertainment & Technology Practice. He will be based in London.  Fraser joins SRI from Sauce Recruitment which he founded, where he focused on executive search for a range of C-suite level roles in sales, marketing, digital, finance and general management. Fraser has worked with clients such as Endeavour, NBC Universal, Fox […]

How the Executive Search industry is failing its clients

And a FACT-based approach to doing it better. The importance of candidate fit is key to successful leadership and management in a business. With surprising regularity, there comes news of a high-profile industry executive hired just months before with a glowing press release, who is now being shown the door because of “poor fit” or “strategic […]

The Gold in DTC: Driving Lifetime Customer Value – Executive Summary

Growing lifetime customer value is both a science and an art involving tech stacks, IP, people and corporate cultures. Whether companies are natively DTC or in transformation, tech platforms or IP owners, DTC success has never been more relevant and competitive. SRI’s Head of Digital Media & Technology, Keith McAllister facilitated a webinar this month […]

SRI announced as Sports Loft’s Talent Partner

30 September 2020 – SRI, the international search and consulting firm, today announces its official partnership with Sports Loft, the organisation finding and supporting the tech companies shaping the future of sport and media. Sports Loft, established in 2019, drives innovation in sports and media. They have built an ecosystem that identifies and supports the most […]

The Science of Adaptability

In a world which is constantly changing, the capacity to adapt is becoming increasingly important to our ability to perform, collaborate, and thrive. The Science of Adaptability, written by Mindflick’s Liam Burnell, investigates the contemporary research on adaptability, outlining: What it means to be ‘adaptable’ in the modern world The neuroscience behind adaptability The FIVE key benefits […]

Adaptability – Build Your ‘Triple A’ Capability for High Performance

Charles Darwin laid out the foundations of his theory of evolution, as he sought to explain how certain species survived and multiplied, while others perished into extinction. The basis? It wasn’t the intelligence or physical strength of a species that predicted its survival. Instead, it was those species that best adapted to changes in their […]

Chief Marketing Officers take Centre Stage Across the Global Sports Industry

Once upon a time, marketing budget and marketing talent was often high on the cut list when sports organisations faced tough times.  Marketing chiefs in the 2000s, often led by less measurable focus on brand and communications and with chunky agency budgets, might have been high up the CFOs ‘at risk’ list during a pandemic. […]

The Covid Communications Conundrum

Although lockdowns are abating in some countries and economies are spluttering back to life, we are still living in unprecedented / challenging / uncertain / catastrophic (delete or insert adjective as you see fit) times. Reputations of many companies are on rocky ground; having to deal with layoffs, economic struggles and work force challenges like […]

How to thrive as a remote control CEO

Jay Hussey, SRI’s CEO, North America, speaks with David Krajicek, who recently joined automotive business intelligence supplier JATO Dynamics as CEO, on how to survive and thrive as a CEO leading remotely.