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McDermott & Bull and Client Altura Communication Solutions Announce the Placement of David Key as Chief Financial Officer

IRVINE, California, June 29, 2015 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced the successful appointment of Mr. David Key as Chief Financial Officer with Altura Communication Solutions based in Fullerton, California.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Chris Bull, Managing Partner at McDermott & Bull Executive Search, “David is a middle market CFO with quite a bit of experience working with private equity sponsorship, and a healthy amount of systems experience over the years.  He has relevant experience in many of the areas that need to be addressed at Altura.”  Mr. Key has over twenty four years of experience in the finance and accounting fields, fifteen of which have been in the role of Chief Financial Officer.  He has extensive experience with strategic planning and forecasting, as well as, managerial oversight for legal and contracts.  Mr. Key has twelve years of experience with several Private Equity organizations.  Prior to his placement with Altura Communication Solutions, Mr. Key served as Chief Financial Officer for Micro Solutions Enterprises.

Mr. Key earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting from David Lipscomb University and his Master in Business Administration from California State Polytechnic University.  He is also a Certified Public and Management Accountant, Certified in Financial Management and is a Certified Treasury Professional.

About Altura Communication Solutions

Altura Communication Solutions (www.alturacs.com), with offices nationwide, is one of Avaya’s largest authorized Platinum Business Partners and a leading provider of communication-enabled solutions and managed services to enterprises. For nearly two decades, enterprises throughout North America have trusted Altura with solving their business issues. Altura’s top-rated and industry leading managed services, combined with key strategic partnerships across a full suite of converged voice, video and data network solutions, provides the highest business value to our customers. Altura specializes in delivering business impact to our customers through higher efficiency, greater revenue and lower cost.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull, Inc. (www.mbsearch.com) is a retained executive search firm headquartered in Irvine, California. The firm serves both public and privately held clients in a variety of industries and functional areas. McDermott & Bull has developed expertise in fields including Technology, Aerospace & Defense, Financial Services, Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Restaurants/Retail, the Building Industry, Professional Services, and other areas. Founded by Rodney McDermott and Christopher Bull, the firm specializes in recruiting difficult-to-find and critical senior level talent for its clients. McDermott & Bull has worked with a large number of prestigious clients including Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Ducommun, AECOM, Newport Corporation, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, and Union Bank.