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SRi merges With The Cheyenne Group, a U.S. Media and Entertainment Executive Search Firm

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LONDON, January 27, 2017 — SRi, a leading executive search and consulting firm today announced a merger with The Cheyenne Group creating a unique global, boutique with unrivalled access to an established and robust global network of talent in related industry sectors.

The combination of SRi and The Cheyenne Group brings together two leading brands with a rich heritage and reputation for delivering innovative talent solutions in transforming the way their clients’ industries work.

Founded in 1999, The Cheyenne Group is an industry leader providing world class search and consulting services by assisting management teams and boards with the recruitment and selection of senior executives, corporate directors, and other professional personnel for clients in media, entertainment, sports, publishing, technology and information services sectors.

“I’m thrilled to be able to welcome The Cheyenne Group into the SRi fold,” said Mike Squires, chairman of SRi. “Both companies share a similar approach and have built a reputation for having the scope and reach of a larger firm, while maintaining the discretion, attention to detail and expertise of a specialised boutique.”

“This merger is a significant landmark in the history of the company and gives us a strong platform to grow the business in new markets and sectors,” said Jim Chaplin, CEO of SRi. “The convergence of media, sports and entertainment continues to move at a rapid pace with an increasing transfer of talent between industries globally. The combination of SRi and The Cheyenne Group allows us to build an even more formidable offering and we can’t wait to get started.”

“The Cheyenne Group joining forces with SRi will significantly benefit the clients of both organisations in the United States and around the world,” said Pat Mastandrea, CEO of The Cheyenne Group. “Companies today seek to partner with organisations that can globally deliver world-class talent recruitment and consulting solutions seamlessly and consistently. We’re now incredibly well positioned to tap into the best talent globally, while maintaining our premier boutique ethos.”

With the addition of The Cheyenne Group, SRi will have an unparalleled ability to partner with the global media, sports and entertainment communities in providing world class search and consulting services and delivering top talent.

About Sports Recruitment International

Founded in 2001, SRi is the leading firm dedicated to the constant and growing demand for executive and management talent in sports, media and entertainment. Operating from offices in Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK, our expert advisers work as a global team providing search and consulting services through combining deep sector knowledge with world-class and cutting edge talent acquisition and management practice.

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