The Cheyenne Group Merges with SRi

NEW YORK, January 27, 2017

The Cheyenne Group, a leading executive search and consulting firm today announced a merger with SRi 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.

“The Cheyenne Group joining forces with SRi will significantly benefit the clients of both organizations in the United States and around the world,” said Pat Mastandrea, CEO of The Cheyenne Group. “Companies today seek to partner with organizations 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.”

“I’m thrilled to be able to welcome The Cheyenne Group into the SRi fold,” said Mike Squires, Chairman 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 specialized boutique.”

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.

“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.”