IRVINE, LOS ANGELES, PLEASANTON, and RIVERSIDE, California, May 10, 2009 – McDermott & Bull, Southern California’s premier executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Mr. Robert Aicklen as Chief Executive Officer of Wild Rocket Foods in Riverside, California.

About the Client

Wild Rocket Foods ( is an exciting, innovative, and consumer focused full-line processor of convenience fruit and vegetable food products, providing individual, bagged, and “ready to serve” produce to the grocery and food service industries. It is the newest member of a UK-based agricultural concern known as the Langmead Group, which also includes Langmead Farms, Natures Way Foods, Brinkman’s and Sun Salads. The Wild Rocket Foods business and reputation are built on an obsession with delighting customers with the finest in fresh and natural products.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull, Inc. ( is a retained executive search firm headquartered in Irvine, California with offices in Los Angeles, the Bay Area, the Inland Empire, and Denver, CO. 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, Manufacturing, Bio-tech and Life Science, Retail, Professional Services, and others. Founded by Christopher Bull and Rodney McDermott, the firm specializes in recruiting difficult-to-find and critical talent for its clients. McDermott & Bull works with a large number of prestigious clients in many industries. Some notable clients include Allergan, Advanced Medical Optics, Western Digital, Conexant, Invitrogen, Bausch and Lomb, Black & Decker, Mattel, Boeing, Meggitt PLC, J.F. Shea and Union Bank.