IRVINE, California, January 10, 2017McDermott & Bull, the 29th largest executive search firm in the Americas and the fastest-growing firm within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, has been retained by Santa Monica Seafood to lead its search for a Category Manager.

This executive recruiting engagement is being conducted by the fit Team at McDermott & Bull, which includes Jeff Black, Partner; Jason Pinegar, Associate Principal Consultant; and Kelly Nguyen, Executive Search Coordinator; as well as Chris Bull, Managing Partner; and Trey Mullen, Recruiting Associate.

Santa Monica Seafood is rapidly becoming the largest and most well-known processor and distributor of fresh and frozen seafood on the West Coast.  The Sourcing & Procurement team has recently restructured and is in pursuit of driving strategic initiatives that will continue to drive sustainable growth and cost efficiency.  The Category Manager of Salmon will be responsible for implementing Category Management practices company-wide, developing and executing strategic sourcing efforts, sharing the Santa Monica Seafood Purchasing philosophy across the Company to insure compliance, cost savings and performance measures are tracked and achieved, and identifying and implementing cost savings initiatives, enabling technologies and process improvements to help streamline the sourcing cycle.

About Santa Monica Seafood

Santa Monica Seafood is Southern California’s full-service fresh and frozen seafood processor and distributor since 1939.  They deliver six days a week in refrigerated trucks to California, Las Vegas, NV and the Phoenix, AZ regions.  They offer a wide range of services and have well-trained sales and customer service staff available to handle all seafood needs.  They are committed to educating and moving Santa Monica Seafood, its vendors, and customers towards offering more sustainable options, increasing community understanding on environmental responsibility, and being an agent of change in the seafood industry.

About The fit Team

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About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull has been redefining expectations within the world of executive search since 2001.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  With the advent of MB Interim Leaders in 2011, McDermott & Bull is powerfully equipped to service both the permanent and interim needs of its clients.  Respected companies including Aramark, Epson America, Hyundai Capital America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Western Federal Credit Union (UNIFY Financial Credit Union), Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, and Riordan, Lewis & Hayden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull.  Additionally, 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.