IRVINE, California, January 16, 2012 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Ginger Thorpe as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at in Glendale, California.

“Ginger is a dynamic and experienced sales executive who has been successful at growing revenues through effective team leadership. She is very strategy-oriented when managing her team, goals and objectives and is an effective communicator and collaborator. After many years as a leading health care executive, we are confident that she is going to establish early success with,” commented Meiko Takayama, Principal Consultant with McDermott & Bull and Search Consultant for this placement.

Before joining, Ms. Thorpe was with Cardinal Health of Dublin, Ohio for many years, most recently serving as the Region Vice President responsible for the West Region. Ms. Thorpe has her Bachelor degree in Marketing and Psychology from Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, Texas.

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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.