IRVINE, California, May 21, 2018McDermott & Bull has been retained by Prolacta Bioscience, Inc., a leading human milk-based neonatal nutritional products company, to lead their search for a Vice President, Corporate Controller for its headquarters in Duarte, California.

This executive recruiting engagement is being conducted by Jake Vander Zanden, Principal Consultant, Life Sciences Practice Group; Bill Brewer, Principal Consultant; and Justin Green, Recruiting Associate at McDermott & Bull.

The Vice President, Corporate Controller will drive all aspects of financial functions for the company and will operate as the “right-hand” to the CFO.  This key executive will play a significant role to the company’s leadership team with decision support, budgeting & forecasting, financial reporting, expense control, internal controls, treasury/foreign currencies, taxation, compliance, and cost accounting.  This individual will also provide the vision and leadership for the accounting and finance functions, including setting and stewarding the team culture and creating career growth and development opportunities for key staff and management.  They will also oversee the development of risk assessments and reporting of internal controls across the enterprise.

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.