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Three C-suite roles every esports team needs right now.

Three C-suite roles every esports team needs right now. It’s no secret that the esports industry has a very bright future ahead of it. An expected revenue stream of $906 million in 2019, equating to a 38.2% year on year growth, has solidified esports’ longevity. Full of promise and potential, the esports industry has attracted […]

Tim Hollingsworth Appointed New Chief Executive Officer of Sport England

Tim Hollingsworth Appointed New Chief Executive Officer of Sport England In a search led by SRi, Tim Hollingsworth has been appointed Chief Executive of Sport England and will follow on from Jennie Price when she leaves Sport England at the end of October after 11 years. Currently chief executive of the British Paralympic Association (BPA), […]

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Only fools rush in

Only fools rush in.

Only fools rush in. ‘Old’ mediums like radio still deserve a place at the table alongside OTT. A view from Mark Moreau, Partner, SRi. Life in the content, media, and entertainment space is anything but certain at the moment. Technology is swirling and changing tack faster than most can keep up. OTT. AR. VR. All […]

Why Sports Organisations Fail to Change

Why Sports Organisations Fail to Change Lack of focus on the future, inadequate support networks and not enough emphasis on the strategic fit of new leadership sees sporting bodies fail to effect real change time and again. And what do you mean by “Change” anyway? By David James, Managing Partner SRi Desiring change is the […]

CEO Survival Guide

SRi Report: CEO Survival Guide

SRi Report: CEO Survival Guide How to thrive as a CEO of an APAC-based business following the injection of Private Equity or High Net Worth Individual capital. To set the scene, SRi’s Managing Partner APAC Helen Soulsby analyses the Asian private equity environment, and discusses the unique challenges faced by PE firms operating in Asia. […]

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 […]

RFL Announces New CEO
Private Equity Talent Dilemma

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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