IRVINE, California, June 19, 2018McDermott & Bull is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Phil Orin as Chief Information Officer with TestEquity, a premier value-added distributor of electronic test and measurement solutions and eMRO tools and supplies.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Chris Bull, Managing Partner; Craig Lipus, Partner; Rob Gross, Principal Consultant; and Garrett Lipus, Principal Consultant at McDermott & Bull.  According to Bull, “Phil brings a unique skillset and impressive accomplishments to the organization.  He will fit in well with the senior leadership team at Test Equity.”  Craig Lipus added, “Phil is a largely self-taught technology guy who is a strong and effective leader.  He will do well with Test Equity.”

Orin is a strong IT executive who has led both system implementations and post-acquisition integrations over the course of his career.  He joined Ixia as Director of Enterprise Applications, where he built the apps team and created twelve new applications before being promoted to Vice President of IT.  In this role, Orin led a 6-month Oracle implementation and was involved as part of the management team in the sale of the company to Keysight.

About TestEquity

TestEquity is a premier value-added distributor of electronic test and measurement solutions and eMRO tools and supplies.  They also manufacture the highest-quality environmental test chambers onsite at their California headquarters.  For the past 45 years they’ve acted as an extension of their manufacturing partners, taking a consultative selling approach to ensure their customers find the perfect solution to meet their business needs, backed by unmatched pre- and post-sale support.

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.