Industry: Aerospace + Defense

McDermott + Bull’s Aerospace + Defense Practice operates on a global level, serving leading companies in aerospace and defense, general, and commercial aviation. The Aerospace + Defense practice is co-chaired by our CEO Rod McDermott and Managing Director Jared Moriarty. Both are private pilots and aviation enthusiasts who have spent years building strong relationships within the industry. The team is supported by Brent Lamb, formerly of Northrop Grumman; Michael Finegold, who has worked on executive recruitment engagements for some of the industry’s leading organizations worldwide; and Jason Levi Pinegar, who has served as a management consultant with a variety of public, private, and non-profit organizations.

McDermott + Bull Places Vice President of Sales, Netlist

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Todd Levy as Vice President of Sales at Netlist. Todd will lead the sales organization as it enters a significant growth period. He will be responsible for scaling the team at a national level and securing new deals with...

McDermott + Bull Places President, Flight Data Systems

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Anthony Rios as President of Flight Data Systems. Anthony will lead the reorganization of the company as it moves its headquarters from Melbourne, Australia to the Dallas Fort Worth region. Anthony comes to Flight Data Systems...

McDermott + Bull Places Chief Financial Officer, King Aerospace, Inc.

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Scott Parkinson as Chief Financial Officer at King Aerospace. Scott will be responsible for leading all aspects of finance and accounting for the company and will serve as a key member of the leadership team, working with them...

McDermott + Bull Places Chief Financial Officer, Panasonic Energy Corporation of North America

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Tom Fickett as the Chief Financial Officer at Panasonic Energy Corporation of North America. Tom will lead a team of finance and accounting professionals and serve as a strategic partner to the executive leadership team. He...

McDermott + Bull Places President, Micro-Tronics, Inc.

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Jeff George as the President at Micro-Tronics, Inc. Established as an industry-leading high technology precision manufacturer, Micro-Tronics has experienced steady growth and success since its founding. Jeff will lead the next...

McDermott + Bull Places Vice President of Product Management, Panasonic Avionics Corporation

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Haowei Bai as the Vice President of Product Management at Panasonic Avionics Corporation. Haowei will serve a critical role in developing, implementing, and overseeing all product development worldwide. As the company works to...

McDermott + Bull Places Regional Vice President + General Manager, China, Panasonic Avionics Corporation

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Ron Ho as the Regional Vice President + General Manager for China at Panasonic Avionics Corporation. The Regional Vice President + General Manager is the most senior executive for Panasonic Avionics Corporation in its China...

McDermott + Bull Places Chief Executive Officer, Raptor Scientific

McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Derek Coppinger as the Chief Executive Officer of Raptor Scientific. Raptor Scientific, which was formed after L Squared Capital Partners’ acquisition of Space Electronics, is a company that specializes in consolidating the...

McDermott + Bull Places Ken Sain as Chief Executive Officer of Panasonic Avionics Corporation

IRVINE, CA (DECEMBER 11, 2019) – McDermott + Bull has placed Ken Sain as the Chief Executive Officer for Panasonic Avionics Corporation, the world’s leading supplier of inflight entertainment and communications systems. Sain holds 25 years of cross-functional...

McDermott + Bull Places General Manager for King Aerospace

McDermott + Bull has placed Wayne Jamroz as the General Manager of the Ardmore facility for King Aerospace Commercial Corporation (KACC), a global leader serving corporate and VIP aircraft. As the company experiences major growth, Jamroz will play a crucial role in...

Aerospace + Defense Industry Articles

Aerospace + Defense Industry Video Interviews

Zean Nielsen, CEO of Cirrus Aircraft, shares how a willingness to change industries and absorb information can lead to significant career development.

Jeff Knittel, CEO of Airbus Americas, shares how building an effective team can ultimately lead to personal career development and success.

Jack Pelton, CEO of EAA, reveals how to get noticed and prepare for an executive-level position. 

Michael Amalfitano, CEO + President of Embraer, shares how outreach initiatives and committment to employee development set the company apart in a highly competitive .

David Coleal, President of Business Aircraft for Bombardier, reveals some of the tools and resources the company uses to maintain its workforce with increasingly competitive demand. 

Derek Zimmerman, President of Aftermarket Services for Gulfstream, shares how the company’s investment in education programs results in a skilled workforce that fits the needs of the company. 

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Rod McDermott

Rod McDermott

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Jason Levi Pinegar

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