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McDermott & Bull and Client Sourcing Solutions Announce the Placement of Mike Rubin as Chief Executive Officer

IRVINE, California, January 7, 2015 – McDermott & Bull, a Southern California-based retained executive search firm, announced the successful appointment of Mr. Mike Rubin as Chief Executive Officer of Sourcing Solutions, based in Costa Mesa, California.

This executive search engagement was conducted by Rod McDermott, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of McDermott & Bull Executive Search. According to Mr. McDermott, “Sourcing Solutions has developed a very successful business providing technology solutions to a broad range of companies that purchase networking and data center products through the major distribution and reseller channels. Mike’s addition to the leadership team complements the existing, very talented and capable team members in executing on the company’s vision of aggressive growth and new channel development.”

Previously, Mr. Rubin worked for prestigious technology companies in senior leadership positions, including Compaq Computer, Alta Vista/Shopping.com, Broadcom, and Epson America. He graduated from the University of Southern California.

About Sourcing Solutions

Founded in 2010, Sourcing Solutions (www.sourcingsolutions.com), through the IMSourcing brand, is the channel-centric solution for discontinued and end-of-life products. The Sourcing Solutions team leverages its many years of experience in sourcing, authenticating, testing and refurbishing discontinued products to provide the best technology solutions to increase the utility of legacy hardware systems. This model is a new, collaborative approach to a market that would otherwise be considered “grey” by Ingram Micro. This partnership is similar to the certified pre-owned auto sales market. As the model of new car dealers selling used cars changed the auto industry business model forever, so can Sourcing Solutions’ model of repositioning valuable, yet used, discontinued and refurbished technology solutions to the right customers that need, want and can benefit from a solution that isn’t necessary “bleeding edge” but fits their needs and budgets appropriately.

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 Aerospace & Defense, Technology, Financial Services, Consumer Products, Industrial Manufacturing, Restaurants/Retail, Entertainment, Food Manufacturing, Healthcare and Life Sciences, the Engineering & Construction / Building Industry, Professional Services, and other areas. Founded by Rod McDermott and Chris 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, Kaiser Aluminum, Maxwell Technologies, Kraco Enterprises, Google, Ducommun, AECOM, Newport Corporation, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, and the Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health Plans.

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