As an organization, we will be the most strategic, forward-thinking and value-added authority on human capital in the world: “building companies + changing lives.”

We make a difference in our client companies by recruiting the top talent that will build the successful futures of their organizations. Iconic Brands from around the world to start-ups, have entrusted Protis Global to build their teams.

We make a difference for our candidates by helping them attain their dreams and those of their families.

We make a difference for our team by giving them the tools, framework and leadership to be successful personally, professionally and financially.

This is our mission we take to market and it is the purpose that keeps us focused #EveryDamnDay.

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News Briefings

Job Growth Continues in July; Unemployment Rate Stands at 3.7 Percent

Employers added 164,000 jobs last month as the U.S. unemployment rate stands at 3.7 percent, according to the most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report. The increase was below the 165,000 forecast by economists, but close enough. The July gain is the 106th consecutive month of job growth. The number of unemployed currently stands at 6.1 million. “While

7 Reasons Why Companies Hire Search Firms 

In times of change, a crucial executive-level appointment can mean the difference between success and catastrophe. Last time, your company may have kept this critical search in-house, leveraged its own network or hired a contingency recruiter. But, mistakes were made, and you now know that a bad hire to a crucial position can have detrimental

Protis Global Finds President for INDUS Holding Co.

Executive search firm Protis Global has placed Joe Bayern as president of INDUS Holding Co. Mr. Bayern will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Salinas, CA-based cannabis company, reporting to Robert Weakley, founder and chief executive officer, and the board of directors. Mr. Bayern joins INDUS from global beverage company VOSS of Norway. In his eight years

Why Cannabis Companies Need Purpose Driven Leaders

Investors poured $10 billion into cannabis in North America in 2018, twice what was invested in the last three years combined. The North American market is expected to reach more than $16 billion in 2019. While talent deficits are a problem in every industry, the marijuana field is exceptionally short on senior-level leaders who can

Press Releases

Protis Global Is Joined By Irene Cook To Further Expand Hospitality & Advisory Divisions

MIAMI, FL, Oct. 9, 2018 – Protis Global, an affiliate of MRINetwork and leading executive recruitment and advisory firm, continues its expansion with the addition of hospitality influencer and business powerhouse, Irene Cook. Cook joins Protis Global as a client advisor specializing in organizational strategy. “We have partnered with Irene Cook to grow a critical part of our company through her extensive

Protis Global is Joined By Samantha Ford to Expand Further into Cannabis Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Aug. 2, 2018 – Protis Global announced today that Wall Street veteran, Samantha Ford, has joined the executive search & advisory firm  as senior vice president of business development, to head a third location which will be in the Bay Area and entirely focused on recruitment within the cannabis industry. Ford brings over 20 years of established


In the Media

2019 Cannabis Dispensary Trends
The consumer buying experience will be the major focus for dispensaries as the cannabis industry moves into 2019. This shift to focus on how consumers want their buying experience to be is the biggest overall trend we see.

Cannabis + Adult Beverage – An In-Depth Interview with Bert Miller + Vern Davis 
The cannabis industry is booming with very little data indicating deceleration. The advantages for consumers are evident and constantly in the spotlight.

Protis Global is Joined by Samantha Ford to Further Expand Cannabis Division
Protis Global is pleased to announce that Samantha Ford has joined forces with the firm, expanding their offices to a third location in the Bay Area.

Samantha Ford on Cannabis Business Today + Tomorrow
Everywhere you look you see this company is being backed by that major corporation, a new policy in support of legitimizing the industry…

Wait?! Hemp Isn’t the Same Thing as Marijuana?
As legalization ripples through the States, it has become apparent that cannabusiness is here to stay. In any emerging market, there is a critical need for education – education of the producers and sellers of the product of course…

How Will Dispensaries Have to Adapt to Stay Indispensable?
The personnel operating the dispensaries as well as engaging with customers will be a critical point of education for beginners. These employees will need to be able to understand the products in so many aspects.

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