Available Modules

Executive Search

Our Services

Helping our clients build world-class organizations.


We specialize in recruiting C-level and senior executives, non-executive directors, and board-level executives around the world.


We leverage a vast global network of talent to provide clients with a diverse and highly qualified pool of candidates.


Using a variety of tools, including assessment software and psychometric testing, we evaluate the potential and performance of senior management teams. 

Compensation Consultation

We help clients evaluate compensation strategies, based on thorough knowledge of the sports talent marketplace.

Organizational Design & Structuring

Evaluating current corporate structures, we identify opportunities for improvement and efficiency.

Our Clients

We serve the entire sports, media, and entertainment ecosystem.

Leagues & Properties
Major Events
Federations & Associations
Financial Institutions
Video Games
Media & Digital
Our leadership.
Joe Becher

Prior to joining CAA, Joe was a partner and founding member of the international sports practice for a top-five global search firm, based out of the London office. He was responsible for building the sports practice globally and worked across searches in every territory, with a special focus on North America, Europe and Asia.

His emphasis was on C-level searches across all functions for sports teams, leagues, federations, broadcasters and agencies. He led on the formation of the football operations function for a number of clubs, as well as on manager/head coach hirings for Championship, Premier League and Champions League football clubs. Joe was at the forefront of the sports practice's advisory business, working with private equity groups and investors on human capital due diligence projects to help them evaluate potential investments of sports assets.  He also advised these clients on how best to structure their senior management teams upon acquisition.

Asher Simons

Asher Simons was most recently head of the US sports practice for a top-five global search firm. In a short timespan Asher grew the practice from a standing start into one of the largest across North America. His experience has centered on human capital consulting and senior executive placement from the C-suite through Vice President level. Clients have included teams, leagues, agencies, rights holders, brands, NGBs, digital/technology companies, media companies, and private equity-backed businesses. Asher has also developed an expertise in advising on large-scale league expansion projects and relocations. He is a trusted confidant and advisor to many senior executives across the sports and media landscapes. Asher is a graduate of Newcastle University in the UK.  

Andy Taylor

Andy Taylor joined CAA in 2018 to lead the EMEA Executive Search practice. With more than 20 years of expertise in executive search, he has worked with the world's leading sports teams and rights holders, betting & gaming operators, eSports, media, technology, data and entertainment properties. Senior appointments across the C-suite have ranged from Chair, CEO, CCO, and CFO to specialist practitioners in senior director and leadership roles. Andy works internationally and has served clients and across EMEA, Asia, Australia and North America.
A graduate of UWE Bristol with BA (Hons) in Business Decision Analysis, he began his career with Walkers/PepsiCo in the UK, where he worked across a range of commercial roles.

Andrew Mackereth

Andrew joined CAA in 2018 to lead the APAC Executive Search practice. Andrew has extensive experience of executive search and previously worked in the global sports practice of a top five international search firm. He’s worked with leading sports, media and entertainment businesses across Asia, Europe and the US and manages the division’s business in Asia.
Andrew has worked with federations, clubs, leagues, broadcasters, retailers and agencies to secure top senior talent in all major territories. In particular he has developed an expertise in building APAC operations for businesses having placed executives in Japan, China and South East Asia. Operating at C-suite and senior management level, Andrew has placed CEOs and Regional Directors, and numerous functional directors across media, commercial and operations.
Andrew studied Politics and International Relations at Cardiff University and recently raised over £120,000 for charities by running 10 marathons in 10 days across Sierra Leone. 

Contact Us
Want to learn how we can help your team? Get in touch.