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The latest news and insights from SRI's global team

IGTV

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 […]

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 […]

Gemdale Sports
World Cup 2026

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 […]

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 […]

G2 Esports COO Peter Mucha
Convergence of fashion and sport

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 […]

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. […]

Infront Media China
Unravelling the Mystery of Digital

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 […]

Battle Lines Redrawn in the Quest for Market Share in Sports, Media and Entertainment

Battle Lines Redrawn in the Quest for Market Share in Sports, Media and Entertainment Mark Moreau, Partner Have you really identified all your competitors? The lines between the sports, entertainment and technology industries continue to blur and merge, and the scope of competition the sports industry faces has never been so broad. The importance of […]

Battle Lines Redrawn
Football Agents

New Rules – The Transfer Window and Understanding the Growing Role of Agents in Football

New Rules – The Transfer Window and Understanding the Growing Role of Agents in Football A report by The Association of Sporting Directors, in association with SRi, 21st Club and TransferRoom. Agents are playing an ever increasing influence in the game, with a material impact to club operations. Recent activities have challenged normal practice to […]

Thierry Weil named as FIH Chief Executive Officer

Thierry Weil named as FIH Chief Executive Officer Former FIFA and Adidas Global executive set to join in April 2018 Mr Weil’s ‘experience and knowledge will prove invaluable’, says FIH President  French national Weil succeeds Jason McCracken Lausanne, Switzerland – In a search led by SRi, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced the appointment of its […]

Thierry Weil named as FIH Chief