IRVINE, California, November 7, 2017McDermott & Bull, one of the largest executive search firms within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters List, as well as one of Forbes’ Best Executive Recruiting Firms, is pleased to announce their expansion into New York City.  Stu Leibach, Principal Consultant at McDermott & Bull and industry specialist within the firm’s Retail Practice, will be based out of 115 Broadway, where he will continue to partner with clients regionally and nationally.

“Now more than ever, identifying the right executive talent is critical to success in the modern retail landscape.  My presence in NYC will allow me to readily partner with and satisfy the human capital needs of both established and emerging retail companies,” said Leibach.  “My recent work with Ulta Beauty and Athena Cosmetics has reinforced the importance of effective partnership in finding high-impact talent.”

Technology continues to bring innovation and creativity to the industry, providing customers more access to merchandise than ever before.  As competitive demand for this retail transformation continues to grow, so too does the demand for smart, entrepreneurial leadership at all levels.  McDermott & Bull understands the sense of urgency around this demand and is positioned to serve its retail clients like never before.

“Our firm is committed to strengthening our presence in markets throughout the nation and globally to optimally serve our clients,” said Rod McDermott, CEO and Co-Founder of McDermott & Bull.  “We’re confident that our presence in New York City will greatly benefit our firm and our clients’ critical need for senior leadership in the industries in which they do business.”

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull is an executive search firm that partners with leading companies to identify and recruit leaders for permanent and interim roles.  All of the practice leaders within the firm’s retained Executive Search business have deep executive experience and are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  McDermott & Bull’s Interim Leaders team is equipped to service the needs of its clients by placing senior-level executives into temporary roles during critical periods.  The firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.  The formation of McDermott & Bull Europe gives the firm access to international insights and expertise and makes McDermott & Bull a true global player.