News & Insights

The latest news and insights from SRI's global team

Giovanni de Conciliis joins SRI to strengthen Fashion & Sporting Goods Practice

5 January, 2021, London – SRI, the international search and consulting firm, has appointed Giovanni de Conciliis to focus on the continued growth of the firm’s Fashion & Sporting Goods Practice. He will be based in London. Giovanni joins SRI from Ignata, a recruitment and consultancy group of brands, where he set up and led […]

Karen Wishart joins the SRI Board

4 January 2021, London – SRI, the global search and consulting firm, has appointed Karen Wishart as Non-Executive Director. Karen joins the SRI board with over 24 years of leadership experience in media and entertainment and organizational, operational and talent strategy. Karen is EVP, Chief Administration Officer at Urban One, Inc. based in Washington D.C.. Together […]

Now is the time to look after each other

We work in a tough industry; the very nature of our product being to compete and to provide competition. I am the first to passionately want to ‘win’ whether playing football, golf, cricket or throwing a ball around in the back garden with my kids! In 2020 the world of sport and entertainment, which is […]

Care; a two way street

Helen Soulsby How can we balance optimal care and support for our employees with commercial focus and success? When our clients are being truly candid, many tell us that they are struggling to do this, but afraid to admit it for fear of being seen as too ‘uncaring’ and not tuned-in to what is happening […]

Search for new Storm CEO underway

Melbourne Storm has appointed global executive search firm, SRI, to lead the recruitment process to find their next Chief Executive Officer. Storm Chairman, Matt Tripp, said the club had already had significant interest from candidates across Australia and overseas who will now be considered in the recruitment process managed by SRI. “We are a club […]

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

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 differences” with the Board or Chief Executive. But […]

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 […]