McDermott + Bull Interim Leaders Managing Director Mark McConnell and Talent Acquisition + Operations Associate Lauren Ayala have successfully placed an interim Director of Operations for a life sciences manufacturing company based in Southern California

The company is focused on significant growth and becoming a world-class leader in their industry. In order to achieve this, they needed an interim Director of Operations to oversee their annual planning process, better align multiple departments, and provide guidance related to supply chain optimization, all while navigating the implementation of a new ERP system.  

The placed candidate brought over 20 years of hands-on leadership experience in supply chain, manufacturing, and business process improvement. He also has a proven track record working within large companies in highly regulated industries such as pharmaceuticals and medical device.

McDermott + Bull Interim Leaders is a unique, personalized, and urgent service that places performance-focused senior-level executives into consultative roles to manage business challenges and opportunities during a time of transformation. The interim leader talent pool consists of senior-level professionals across a diverse functional spectrum who meet the rigorous qualifications to work on time-sensitive engagements. We specialize in placing finance and accounting, technology, human resources, and operations functions.