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Testing times for CEOs

Jim Chaplin, Chief Executive Officer Many CEOs could be forgiven for feeling in need of a break. It has been an emotional, exhausting, unpredictable and invariably extremely difficult few weeks for those who are charged with running organisations. At the same time, it has also been challenging, rewarding, stimulating and offered the opportunity for many […]

What next for Tourism?

It’s no secret, the global tourism industry is facing significant challenges due to the Co-Vid 19 crisis. And it’s no secret that countries will need even more significant (and smart) tourism strategies to drive recovery. Asia has been hit more than most regions. While in Hong Kong & Singapore tourism may account for 4.5% and […]

In A Time Of “Social Distancing”, We Need To Stay Closer Than Ever

In 30+ years of professional life, I’ve seen the world turn upside down a few times now: October 1987, September 2001, March 2008. Still after more than a decade of pretty much uninterrupted prosperity, the events of the last few weeks have unfolded as quickly and feel as unprecedented as any I’ve ever experienced. It’s […]

Sport businesses need to focus on ethical guidelines or risk damage to the bottom line

Helen Soulsby, Head of APAC, outlines the importance of integrity to sport businesses. I was recently given the impossible task of presenting ‘Integrity 101’ at the Sport Industry Asia conference in Manila. To be frank, I proffered the title of the session, challenging myself to attempt to break down the incredibly complex area of integrity. […]

Rise of the Convergence Trailblazers – SRI identifies new jobs trend

#ConvergenceTrailblazers #Leadership2020 12 February 2020, London – Global Executive Search and Talent Consulting Firm, SRI, today launches new research indicating a new era of cross-industry CEO movement across sports leagues, esports teams, media & entertainment, technology and sporting goods. SRI examined leadership in a sample of the world’s largest 20 companies by revenue[1] in the […]

UK Coaching appoints four new members to its Board

3  February, London – The UK’s lead agency for coaching, UK Coaching, has announced the appointment of four new Non-Executive Directors to its Board, following a search by SRI. Michelle Bramley, Rosie Ranganathan, Jo Stent and Deborah Vickers have all joined the Board of Directors, with deep expertise in complementary sectors. Each have joined the Board […]

SRI bolsters global Media, Entertainment & Technology practice with two new hires

3 February 2020, London – SRI, the international search and consulting firm, has appointed Adam Hillier as Partner and Farida Derrar as Senior Associate to bolster the continued growth of the firm’s media, entertainment and technology practice. They will be based in London. Adam joins SRI from Wickland Westcott, where he led the digital and […]

A surprising duo: the monumental collision of esports and fashion

When Louis Vuitton partnered with Riot Games this year to create a bespoke trunk for the Summoner’s Cup, it sent a signal to the world that the fashion industry is embracing esports. The luxury retailer has previously made unique luggage to house the FIFA World Cup, the Rugby World Cup, and the America’s Cup. Now […]

NSWRU appoints Paul Doorn as CEO

31st January, Sydney – The New South Wales Rugby Union (NSWRU) today announced the appointment of Paul Doorn as Chief Executive Officer, following an extensive search by the international search and consulting firm, SRI. The organisation’s incoming CEO has extensive senior executive experience in both national and international roles, across the sport, entertainment and education industries. […]