McDermott + Bull has placed Nicholas Lanigan as the Head of Procurement for Panasonic Avionics Corporation, the world’s leading supplier of inflight entertainment and communications systems.

Nicholas Lanigan comes to Panasonic with over a decade of strong leadership experience in the procurement function. He most recently served as Vice President of Global Procurement at Conduent, where he played a key role in establishing all procurement processes and procedures for the $6 billion company. Earlier in his career, he cut his teeth in as a sales executive at Xerox, negotiating complex contracts, which led him into a leadership position in the procurement organization. He has since gone on to lead Xerox and Conduent through major transformations with great success. Nicholas received his Bachelor’ Degree from Trinity College and his JD/MBA from the University of Connecticut.

The executive search was directed by CEO of McDermott + Bull, Rod McDermott; Managing Director, Jared Moriarty; Vice President, Brent Lamb; and Director, Michael Finegold.