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RFL Announces New CEO

The Rugby Football League Announces New Chief Executive Officer

The Rugby Football League Announces New Chief Executive Officer In a search led by SRi, the Rugby Football League today announces that Ralph Rimmer becomes the new CEO of the organisation, with immediate effect. Ralph Rimmer, formerly the Chief Operating Officer of the Rugby Football League, has been Interim CEO of the National Governing Body […]

SRi Report: Solving the Private Equity Talent Dilemma

SRi Report: Solving the Private Equity Talent Dilemma Is there something broken in Private Equity? Private-Equity backed companies are suffering from an abnormally high rate of CEO turnover compared to their public company counterparts. The statistics are stark: A 2017 survey conducted by consulting firm Alix-Partners reported that an astonishing 73% of portfolio company CEOs […]

Private Equity Talent Dilemma
USA Rugby

USA Rugby Employs Consulting Firm SRi for Governance Review, Welcomes Paul Santinelli as Transitional Board Member

USA Rugby Employs Consulting Firm SRi for Governance Review, Welcomes Paul Santinelli as Transitional Board Member Consulting firm, SRi, takes detailed look into USA Rugby governance in order to provide guidance on organizational structure. Initial Report has been delivered to the USA Rugby Board for review. USA Rugby welcomes Paul Santinelli to the Board of Directors as transitional member. Mark Lambourne to carry out duties of ‘Restructuring Officer’ LAFAYETTE, CO – In an […]

IGTV: The Golden Age of Terrestrial TV is Never Coming Back

IGTV: The Golden Age of Terrestrial TV is Never Coming Back The launch of IGTV, Instagram’s answer to TV for the mobile generation, is another kick in the teeth for traditional broadcasters amid a seismic and irreversible shift in viewing habits and associated advertising dollars. The arrival of the photo-sharing app on the longform video […]

IGTV
Gemdale Sports

Gemdale Sports appoints SRi for WTA brief

Gemdale Sports appoints SRi for WTA brief Partner Ting Zhang leading the search for the new Chief Commercial Officer of the WTA Finals in Shenzhen 19 June 2018, Beijing, China – Gemdale Sports has retained SRi Executive to lead a landmark search for a new Chief Commercial Officer of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Finals, set to be […]

The World Cup is coming to North America in 2026 – but how will we consume it?

The World Cup is coming to North America in 2026 – but how will we consume it? As the 2018 World Cup in Russia kicks off amid a frenzy of febrile global excitement, the host of the 2026 tournament was announced as the ‘United’ bid made up of Canada, Mexico and the United States. The […]

World Cup 2026
G2 Esports COO Peter Mucha

G2 Esports Appoints Former Adidas, Microsoft and Activision Executive Peter Mucha as Chief Operating Officer

G2 Esports Appoints Former Adidas, Microsoft and Activision Executive Peter Mucha as Chief Operating Officer G2 Esports are excited to announce that Peter Mucha will be joining their senior executive team as the Chief Operating Officer (COO). Peter will be tasked with managing and strategically growing G2 Esports operations worldwide, including leading the integration of […]

What happens when sport, fashion, media and technology converge? Three million shirts sold – instantly.

What happens when sport, fashion, media and technology converge? Three million shirts sold – instantly. Convergence breeds opportunity Once mutually exclusive, the worlds of fashion, sport, media and technology continue to converge. Gone are the days where active-wear was worn solely for its purpose, or sold solely in bricks and mortar establishments following catalogue or […]

Convergence of fashion and sport
Infront Media China

Interview with Infront China’s Managing Director, Anne Zhao

Interview with Infront China’s Managing Director, Anne Zhao As part of SRi’s ongoing efforts to promote gender diversity globally, we interviewed the Managing Director of Infront China, Anne Zhao, to offer her own opinions on gender balance in China, and her experience as the leader of one of the front-runners in the Chinese sport industry. […]

Unravelling the Mystery of Digital

Unravelling the Mystery of Digital In the past five years, digital transformation success stories have been emerging across industries, and every company is now eager to create one of their own. Gripped by the idea of “creating a compelling consumer experience with the latest technology”, every company wants to hire ‘digital’ talent with the aim […]

Unravelling the Mystery of Digital