IRVINE, California, December 1, 2014 McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced the successful appointment of Mr. Aaron Aubrecht as Senior Vice President of Marketing with Covisint, based in Detroit, Michigan.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Chris Bull, Managing Partner, at McDermott & Bull Executive Search. According to Mr. Bull, “Aaron is a self-starter with ample experience streamlining systems. He has a strong understanding and experience working with products that address challenges within storage and data encryption. There is no doubt that his eye towards providing solutions will be an asset to Covisint.”

Mr. Aubrecht is a leader who thrives on driving strategy, functional and operational requirements for cloud SaaS solutions. Prior to his placement with Covisint, Mr. Aubrecht worked for EMC as the Vice President of Product Management and Marketing, overseeing a team of 60 employees with a $14M annual operating budget.

Mr. Aubrecht earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

About Covisint

Covisint ( provides a leading cloud engagement platform for enabling organizations to securely connect, engage and collaborate with large, distributed communities of customers, business partners and suppliers. Their platform allows global organizations with complex external business relationships to create, streamline and automate external mission-critical business processes that involve the secure exchange of and access to critical information from multiple sources. Customers deploy the platform to deliver on current and new business initiatives, enhance competitiveness, create new revenue opportunities, increase customer retention and lower operating costs. They have been recognized as a leader in the emerging cloud engagement market due to their market share, technical capabilities and history of successful deployments.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull, Inc. ( is a retained executive search firm headquartered in Irvine, California.  The firm serves both public and privately held clients in a variety of industries and functional areas. McDermott & Bull has developed expertise in fields including Aerospace & Defense, Technology, Financial Services, Consumer Brands, Industrial Manufacturing, Restaurants/Retail, Entertainment, Food Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Sciences, the Engineering & Construction / Building Industry, Professional Services, and other areas.  Founded by Rod McDermott and Chris Bull, the firm specializes in recruiting difficult-to-find and critical senior level talent for its clients.  McDermott & Bull has worked with a large number of prestigious clients including Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, and portfolio companies owned by private equity firms including Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, and Riordan, Lewis & Hayden.