IRVINE, CA (February 24, 2020) – Mark Sanborn joins McDermott + Bull, the go-to executive search partner to empower change, as a Managing Director in San Diego, California. Mark will play a crucial role in attracting and securing game changing leadership for his clients with a focus in the aerospace and defense, industrial, automotive and CPG sectors.

“We are excited to welcome Mark to the McDermott + Bull team,” said Rod McDermott, CEO + Co-Founder of McDermott + Bull. “His remarkable experience in both the industrial and aerospace and defense industries is a great addition to our rapidly growing national practice.”

Mark’s clients have ranged from privately held companies, public organizations and private equity, including AMETEK, Medtronic, RUAG Space, SpaceX, FOX Factory and HBD Industries. Prior to joining McDermott + Bull, Mark was a Senior Partner at the Lucas Group and Orion Talent. He was also commissioned as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy from 2005-2013 onboard the USS Germantown and USS Antietam, as well as other assignments nationally.

“I’m thrilled to have found my new home as a Managing Director at McDermott + Bull,” said Mark Sanborn. “Every day I am energized by the level of talent and the systems and technologies at my disposal. As progressive and innovative as our industry has become, we have the perfect amount of versatility and national reach to deliver quality and speed like none other.”

Mark holds a bachelor’s in management and technology from the Lally School of Business at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.


About McDermott + Bull
McDermott + Bull is leading the way in transforming executive search services worldwide, one relationship at a time. With experienced principals in the United States, Canada and Europe, McDermott + Bull has become the trusted search advisor for empowering change on behalf of private and public companies, private equity firms and their operating companies. Known for being thorough and balancing the need for urgency, McDermott + Bull provides personalized solutions to those who value contribution over pedigree. Leveraging deep vertical experience, innovative thinking and proven time-saving methodologies, the company challenges the norm and thrives in the recruitment of difficult-to-find, culture critical VP to C-Suite executive talent.

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 operations, finance, technology, human resources and executive-level functions.



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