IRVINE, California, December 13, 2016McDermott & Bull, the 29th largest executive search firm in the Americas and the fastest-growing firm within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Mollie Hunter as Chief Revenue Officer with Ease, a leading provider of process performance solutions.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Craig Lipus, Partner; Garrett Lipus, Principal Consultant; Tara Steven, Senior Recruiting Associate; and Chris Pring, Recruiting Associate at McDermott & Bull.  According to Craig Lipus, “As Ease refines their product offering and go-to-market strategy, and accelerates commercialization and revenue growth, the addition of Mollie as Chief Revenue Officer to the executive leadership team is timely and welcomed.  Mollie brings to Ease significant industry, leadership, and product experience, as well as a track record of driving revenue.  We believe Mollie’s impact will be substantial.”

Hunter has over thirty years of software sales experience in the manufacturing industry.  Before joining Ease, she spent the early part of her career as Senior Vice President of Sales for Epicor Software, leading the Manufacturing Division.  Hunter later joined Accelrys as Senior Vice President of Sales & Services, and was instrumental in growing Accelrys from $80M in revenue to $200M in revenue over four years, before the business was sold for $750M in 2014.

About Ease

Ease is a leading provider of process performance solutions, enabling manufacturers and service providers to meet the increasingly complex demands of the connected world while also lowering their cost of quality. Meeting these objectives demands operational excellence, with continuous improvement achieved through regular assessment and visibility of the performance and consistency of approved processes.  Ease supports these objectives through engineered labor standards, digital work instructions, and their latest product, Beacon. Beacon is a cloud-based platform designed to meet today’s quality and compliance challenges through layered process, safety, and other process assessments, providing transparency and insight in real-time to “close the loop”.

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.