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McDermott & Bull and Client H&S Ventures Announce the Placement of Bill Foltz as Chief Financial Officer

IRVINE, California, March 16, 2015 – McDermott & Bull, a premier Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced today the successful appointment of Mr. Bill Foltz as Chief Financial Officer with H&S Ventures based in Corona del Mar, California.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Jeff Black, Partner at McDermott & Bull Executive Search. According to Mr. Black, “Bill brings H&S Ventures a wealth of applicable experience in both professional sports (with the Los Angeles Dodgers) and serving as CFO for family offices, so he will be an ideal fit for the growth and development of the organization. Also of great importance in ensuring Bill’s fit is that he is a truly authentic and collaborative leader who will serve to advance the rich culture of the organization while also ensuring that visiionary fiscal discipline is applied to all activities.”

Mr. Foltz is a 30 year finance leader with experience in Private Equity, Public Accounting, and entrepreneurial investment services in sports and entertainment. Prior to joining H&S Ventures, he served as CFO for a real estate and business services company. Mr. Foltz welcomes a return to the sports industry.

Mr. Foltz attended the University of Southern California, earning his Bachelor of Science in business administration, with a dual emphasis in finance and accounting. He was a finalist in the CFO of the Year award and has served on the Board of Directors for Deja Foods, Inc. and Fruit Growers Supply Company, a Sunkist affiliated Co-op.

About H&S Ventures

H&S Ventures, LLC was founded by Henry and Susan Samueli to oversee all family owned and operated business ventures. The Samueli’s are passionate about making a difference in our community and the world, which drives many of their business acquisitions. The H&S Ventures office is solely responsible for the family’s business entities, including The Anaheim Ducks, Anaheim Arena Management (which has oversight of the Honda Center), The Rinks, The Samueli Foundation, The Ducks Foundation, The Samueli Institute as well as a Captive Insurance entity and other interests. H&S Ventures continues to expand and it is currently working towards forming two other new ventures, one in professional sports and another that will be a blend of sports and community service and which will be supported by a newly created philanthropic foundation.

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 Live Events/Entertainment, Restaurants/Retail, Technology, Aerospace & Defense, Financial Services, Consumer Products, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Science, the Building Industry, Non-Profit Institutions, 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, Comerica Bank and Union Bank.