<![CDATA[MIAMI, Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — 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 career and ability to make thoughtful and strategic decisions,” says CEO Bert Miller. “Protis Global is always focused on being better today than we were the day before, and Cook brings that same passion, laser focus and vigor with her. She will work closely with Hospitality Practice Leader, Michael Evers to further advance the depth and breadth of Protis Global’s advisory business.”

“Irene’s proven track record of success and her reputation both inside and outside of the hospitality arena are second to none,” says Evers. “She has a strong passion for building teams rather than simply hiring individuals – a driving force that will benefit both clients and candidates.”

Prior to joining Protis Global, Cook was chief company & joint venture operations officer for Panera Bread Co. and COO of Dig Inn, an expanding farm-to-table organization that began in New York.  As a result of years of hands-on experience in the industry, she has developed a strong network of contacts which allows her to bring a robust set of connectivity, skills and knowledge to Protis Global’s current and future client partners.

Cook will focus on helping clients capitalize on current market trends, team building, coaching both professionally and personally, and bringing a strong and proven track record of strategic people planning and leadership development.  “In order to capture market share, companies will have to evolve their business models, operations and technology,” she observes, “and that means assembling teams that can come together to face challenges and focus on differentiating their brands in a crowded marketplace.”

About Protis GlobalAn affiliate of MRINetwork, Protis Global focuses on retained executive search and advisory, with a focus in FMCG (specializing in food & beverage), cannabis, private equity and hospitality. Committed to going beyond matching people to skill sets and job responsibilities, the PG team focuses on overall team building and talent attraction as well as advisory for business growth, development and planning.

About MRINetwork®Management Recruiters International, Inc., branded as MRINetwork®, is one of the largest executive search and recruitment organizations in the world. A subsidiary of CDI Corporation, a leading provider of engineering, information technology and staffing solutions, MRINetwork has approximately 400 offices spanning four continents. Visit MRINetwork at

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