January 22, 2015 – Search firm Sports Recruitment International has named David James as managing partner, executive search. Mr. James was previously global head of sport & leisure at CTPartners, working with some of the leading global sports clubs, governing bodies, government agencies, service providers, sponsors, rights holders, leisure venues and broadcasters assisting them with their senior management recruitment, strategic planning and transformation issues. Before that he was MD of Compass Group’s U.K. Sports’ business and a former head of commercial for the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU). “We continue to invest heavily in building the strongest team of specialist sports recruiters in the world across our international offices and David adds real quality and insight to our senior partner team,” said Michael Squires, chairman. “His experience of working within the industry for the SRU and Compass Group coupled with his role at CTPartners means that he is ideally placed to support our clients with their search requirements.” With offices in London, Lausanne, Singapore, Beijing, Sydney and Melbourne, Sports Recruitment International is an executive search firm dedicated to the global sports industry.