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USA Weightlifting has announced that it has retained SRI Global Executive Search and Consulting to lead the search for its new Chief Executive Officer. 


SRI was selected because of its deep track record of complex global sport CEO appointments involving multiple stakeholders and a demonstrated understanding of the structure, key relationships and business of sport in general. SRI is also noted for its culture of diversity and inclusion. 


“The SRI team brings an objective perspective,structured process, expertise and a thoughtful understanding of the challenges of being an Olympic sport,” said Paula Aranda, Chair of USA Weightlifting. “SRI’s modern outlook and approach on finding the right candidate for USA Weightlifting ensures that we are prepared to go into the next chapter with further success.”


“SRI are delighted to be working with USA Weightlifting on this important appointment and excited to be working with Paula Aranda and the rest of the search committee,” stated Paul Chidley, Partner – Sport at SRI. “This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting organization and work with a board that is clear on its objectives for the future and the type of leader who will help them achieve those.”     


The new Chief Executive Officer is expected to be in place by summer 2022.


Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to