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McDermott & Bull Europe Adds Former Professional Field Hockey Player as Principal Consultant

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands and IRVINE, California, November 28, 2017 – McDermott & Bull Europe is pleased to announce the addition of Teun de Nooijer as Principal Consultant.  Teun will be joining the firm’s growing Sports, Active Lifestyle, and Consumer Products practices.

“We are pleased to have someone with Teun’s wealth of leadership experience join our team in Europe,” said Rod McDermott, CEO & Co-Founder of McDermott & Bull.  “In addition to his many years in the sports world as a professional field hockey player and coach, Teun has substantial business acumen that will lend well to finding and attracting top talent for our clients.”

Teun is one of the most celebrated and decorated field hockey players in the world.  He participated in five Olympic games and won several Olympic, World, European, and National titles.  Teun made history when he was named World Hockey Player of the Year in 2003, 2005, and 2006 by the International Hockey Federation.  Prior to joining McDermott & Bull Europe, Teun held roles at VODW and Clifford Chance. Teun received a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Applied Sciences in Rotterdam.

The international sports landscape is rapidly evolving, not only in the professionalization of sports clubs and associations, but also in the growth of sports media, data and analytics, fan experience, and online experience.

“The dynamic nature of the sports industry makes it increasingly more important that companies have the right senior leadership team in place to navigate through new developments and changes,” said Milo Zegerius, Managing Partner of McDermott & Bull Europe.  “With Teun, we have a specialist on our team who can serve clients in finding the best executive talent within this fluctuating environment.”

“Throughout my sports career and as a coach, I have always been in the business of creating and being a part of winning teams,” says Teun.  “Now as a Principal Consultant at McDermott & Bull Europe, I’m able to apply that experience and play a vital role in creating high-performing executive teams for our clients.”

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.