IRVINE, California, February 1, 2018McDermott & Bull is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Sean Fort as Western Regional Chief Financial Officer with TriMark, the largest provider of commercial kitchen equipment, restaurant supplies, and design services in the nation.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Craig Lipus, Partner; Chris Bull, Managing Partner; Garrett Lipus, Principal Consultant; Rob Gross, Associate Principal Consultant; and Tara Steven, Senior Recruiting Associate at McDermott & Bull.  According to Craig Lipus, “We were pleased to work with TriMark and identify such a great candidate and all-around quality person.  Sean is the perfect addition to the TriMark team in the Western Region.”

Fort is an operationally centric financial leader that moved through the finance ranks at Ingram Micro, eventually becoming the company’s divisional CFO for a $450M region.  In addition to some notable experiences in the Corporate Planning and FP&A functions, he also had exposure to the accounting side of the business.  Prior to joining TriMark, Fort was Vice President, Finance – U.S., Asia-Pacific, and Latin America at Christie Digital Systems, where he led the due diligence and integrations for acquisitions in Australia and India.

Fort earned a Bachelor of Science, Economics and Business Administration degree from Saint Mary’s College of California and a Master’s degree in Accounting and Information Systems from the University of California, Irvine.

About TriMark

TriMark is the largest provider of commercial kitchen equipment, restaurant supplies, and design services in the nation.  Delivering quality foodservice supplies, restaurant supplies and restaurant equipment throughout the United States, TriMark can lead you through all stages of any kitchen project.  From furniture, to our vast collection of dinnerware, build your foodservice business with the finest equipment to help you achieve better results and reach your goals.  Make the most of your space with high­grade, affordable restaurant equipment from any of our divisions across the country.  View our portfolio to see how others have used our services to improve their restaurant and kitchen operations.

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.