IRVINE, California, October 22, 2012 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm, is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Mr. Eric Nesheim as Chief Operations Officer/Chief Financial Officer with ANZ Bank of Guam based in Hagatna, Guam.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Brandon Biegenzahn, Principal Consultant at McDermott & Bull Executive Search. According to Mr. Biegenzahn, “Eric is the ideal candidate to join ANZ Guam’s senior leadership team. Eric’s deep banking experience, coupled with his understanding of commercial banking in Guam and American Samoa, position him well to provide tactical and technical know-how to ANZ, as well as play an instrumental role in driving growth.”

Mr. Nesheim has been an operations and finance leader in community banks for the last three decades, having successful experience in all phases of bank operations and financial management. Prior to joining ANZ, MR. Nesheim served as both COO and CFO for The Bank of the Federated States of Micronesia, located in the western pacific.

Mr. Nesheim obtained his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration/Finance from Northern Illinois University. He currently resides on the island of Guam with his family.

About ANZ Bank of Guam

The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (, commonly called ANZ, is the third largest bank by market capitalization in Australia. ANZ’s history dates back over 175 years. They are committed to building lasting partnerships with our customers, shareholders and communities in 32 countries in Australia, New Zealand, throughout Asia and the Pacific, and in the Middle East, Europe and America. They provide a range of banking and financial products and services to around 8 million customers. ANZ employs 48,000 people worldwide. The No.1 bank globally on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), ANZ provides a range of banking and financial products and services to around 8 million customers and employ 48,000 people worldwide.

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 Technology, Financial Services, Energy, Manufacturing, Bio-Tech and Life Science, Retail, the Building Industry, Professional Services, and others. Founded by Rodney McDermott and Christopher 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, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Ducommun, AECOM, Newport Corporation, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, and Union Bank.