IRVINE, California, February 28, 2011 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Ms. Grace Lee as Vice President of Human Resources at TTM Technologies in Santa Ana, California.

“This is an essential role and TTM Technologies was looking for the right person to be part of a great organization at a critical time. Grace’s background will help provide leadership, strategy, and execution in support of this growing organization. She will play a crucial role in the cultural integration of TTM’s recent acquisition of Meadville in Asia. Her experience in international integration activities as well as her experience in leading global human resource teams made her the ideal candidate for this position,” commented Craig Lipus, Partner at McDermott & Bull who conducted the search.

Before joining TTM Technologies, Ms. Lee was a Senior Vice President in Global Human Resources at IMI Plc in Birmingham, UK. Prior to IMI Plc, Ms. Lee held the position of Senior Director of Human Resources and Global Organizational Development at Newport Corporation in Irvine, California. She has also held senior positions in human resources at Raytheon Company, Adexa Inc., and Microtek International.

Ms. Lee received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Masters of Business Administration from the University of the Philippines. She also earned her Master of Science degree in Global Leadership from the University of San Diego in San Diego, California.

About the Client

TTM Technologies, Inc. ( is a major global printed circuit board manufacturer, focusing on quick-turn and technologically advanced PCBs and the backplane and sub-system assembly business. TTM stands for time-to-market, representing how the company’s time-critical, one-stop manufacturing services enable customers to shorten the time required to develop new products and bring them to market. From the navigation system in commercial aircraft, to a high-speed router in a corporate network, to an advanced diagnostic imaging system in a leading medical center, the breadth and scope of high-performance applications supported by TTM’s interconnect solutions is extremely varied.

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 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, Black & Decker, Harbor Freight Tools, GKN Aerospace, Aramark, Cisco Systems, Clipper Windpower,, Google, Invitrogen, Meggitt PLC, Comerica Bank, and Union Bank.