IRVINE, California, August 18, 2011 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Jeff Wodrich as Business Unit Managing Director at Pelican Products in Torrance, California.

Before joining Pelican Products, Mr. Wodrich was Business Development Manager at Elpro Services. Prior to Elpro, Mr. Wodrich held the position of Strategic Business Development Manager at AcuTemp Thermal Solutions.

Mr. Wodrich has his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from University of Phoenix.

About Pelican Products

Pelican Products , ( in Torrance, California, is a global manufacturer of advanced lighting systems, rugged protector cases, and shipping containers with annual sales in excess of $300 million. Their facilities include 6 manufacturing plants, 6 distribution centers, and numerous sales offices around the world.

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 Rodney 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, Boeing, Aramark, Cisco Systems, Western Digital, Conexant, Google, Invitrogen, Meggitt PLC, J.F. Shea, Comerica Bank, and Union Bank.