IRVINE, California, August 26, 2011 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Rena Juliar as Vice President of Engineering at Posey Company in Arcadia, California.

Before joining Posey Company, Mrs. Juliar served as Director of Engineering at Metronom Health Inc., a company developing continuous glucose monitoring systems for use by insulin dependant diabetics in Laguna Hills, California. Prior to Metronom Health, Mrs. Juliar served as a Director of Product Development for CardioPolymers, a development stage company located in Laguna Hills, California focused on cardiac implants for the treatment of heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias.

According to Craig Lipus, Partner at McDermott & Bull and Search Consultant for this search, “Rena brings significant medical device product development, program management, and technical operations experience to Posey. Her history of success in leading engineering and development organizations in the medical device space is impressive and will have a significant impact on Posey as they continue to innovate and lead the healthcare market they dominate.”

Mrs. Juliar has her Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering from the University of California, San Diego.

About Posey Company

Posey Company, ( headquartered in Arcadia, California was founded in 1937, when John Posey built a bed cradle for a hospitalized friend who complained about the weight of the bedcovers on his feet. As the cradles were shown to other hospitals in the San Francisco area, John was asked to develop other products to assist in patient care. Soon, he expanded his travels beyond San Francisco, and after many years, John built a company with a worldwide reputation for innovative and practical healthcare products. Today, the Posey Company manufactures over 600 products around the globe. Every Posey product engineered and manufactured by their dedicated team continues on our tradition of quality products and patient care.

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.