IRVINE, LOS ANGELES, PLEASANTON, and WESTLAKE VILLAGE, California, October 5, 2010 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Mr. Greg Skover as Senior Vice President of Research and Development for Obagi Medical in Long Beach, California.

Prior to joining Obagi Medical, Mr. Skover gained over 14 years of experience as a Manager and Research Fellow at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products. During his term with the company, he designed and executed directional clinical evaluations as well as developed intellectual property used in opportunity assessment. In addition to his professional accomplishments Mr. Skover received multiple awards including the 2005 Johnson & Johnson Standards of Leadership Award. In 2008, he also co-founded JuenePo™ Persceuticals™, a new venture intent on creating safe and highly effective personal care products.

Mr. Skover received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Neurobiology at the University of California, Berkeley. He later went on to obtain a Ph.D. in Experimental Pathology from the University of California, San Francisco.

About Obagi Medical

Obagi Medical ( is headquartered in Long Beach, California, and is a leading pharmaceutical company with one of the most globally recognized brands with prescription and OTC drug product lines that treat skin diseases such as acne and rosacea and skin disorders such as hyperpigmentation, melasma, and damage from the sun. Since Obagi Medical officially began operations in 1997, the company has expanded their domestic as well as international presence in over 35 countries.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull, Inc. ( is a retained executive search firm headquartered in Irvine, California with offices in Los Angeles, Westlake Village, and the San Francisco Bay Area.  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, Energy, Manufacturing, Bio-Tech and Life Science, the Construction Industry, Professional Services, and others.  Founded by Rod McDermott and Christopher Bull, the firm specializes in recruiting difficult-to-find and critical senior level talent for its clients.  McDermott & Bull works with a large number of prestigious clients including Allergan, Advanced Medical Optics, TetraTech, BrightSource Energy, Boeing, Clipper Windpower, Cisco Systems, Lam Research, ON Semiconductor, Google, Invitrogen, Meggitt PLC, J.F. Shea, and RD Olson.