IRVINE, California, July 25, 2018McDermott & Bull is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Larry Bitton as Vice President, Corporate Controller with Prolacta Bioscience, Inc., a privately held Life Sciences company.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Jake Vander Zanden, Principal Consultant and member of the Technology & Life Sciences Practice Group; Bill Brewer, Principal Consultant; and Justin Green, Recruiting Associate at McDermott & Bull.  According to Vander Zanden, “The wonderful work that Prolacta Bioscience is doing to help premature babies is really compelling, and it made the difference in attracting a top-level talent like Larry Bitton.”  Brewer added, “Larry’s background is ideal for the next stage of growth at Prolacta and he is well suited to work strategically with their CFO, David Dreyer.”

Bitton joins Prolacta Bioscience from Allergan, where he led the Financial Planning & Analysis team and partnered with four Allergan businesses, totaling $7B in revenue.  During his ten years of service, Bitton also led Revenue Management and was a finance leader for the Botox Therapeutic commercial business, the Medical Dermatology business, and the Urology business.  Prior to Allergan, Bitton worked in finance leadership positions for eight years at Pepsi Bottling Group. He has also worked in various finance roles for Emerge Corporation, The Pioneer Group, and Lockheed Sanders.

Bitton earned his Master of Science degree in Finance from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College and his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Bryant College in Rhode Island.

About Prolacta Bioscience, Inc.

Prolacta Bioscience, Inc. is a privately-held life sciences company dedicated to Advancing the Science of Human Milk®.  The company pioneered the development of human milk-based neonatal nutritional products to meet the needs of critically ill, premature infants in the NICU.  Prolacta leads the industry in the quality and safety of nutritional products made from donor breast milk and operates the first and only pharmaceutical-grade manufacturing facility for the processing of human breast milk.

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.