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McDermott & Bull Leading Vice President of Operations Search for Golden State Foods

IRVINE, California, May 8, 2017McDermott & Bull, one of the largest executive search firms within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, as well as one of Forbes’ Best Executive Recruiting Firms, has been retained by Golden State Foods Liquid Products Manufacturing Group to lead their search for a Vice President of Operations.

This executive recruiting engagement is being conducted by the fit Team at McDermott & Bull, which includes Jeff Black, Partner; Jason Pinegar, Associate Principal Consultant; Trey Mullen, Associate Consultant; and Kelly Nguyen, Executive Search Associate; as well as Shree Thakarar, Senior Recruiting Associate.

The Vice President of Operations will provide leadership and direction for all GSF operations activities within the City of Industry, CA manufacturing facility and will ensure the attainment of all quality, cost, timeliness, safety and customer satisfaction objectives and company financial and growth goals.  This leader will direct, through subordinate management, an operations staff of approximately 500 employees and will also direct projects with significant financial and strategic impact.  This role will also call for the managing of critical, highly sensitive external relationships.

About Golden State Foods

Golden State Foods (GSF) is one of the largest diversified suppliers to the Quick Service Restaurant and retail industries. Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., the $6.5B company is values-based with proven performance in superior quality, innovation and customer service in both manufacturing and distribution. Established in 1947, GSF currently services more than 125,000 restaurants from its 50 locations on five continents. With approximately 7,000 associates worldwide, GSF’s core businesses include: processing and distribution of liquid products (sauces & condiments), meat products, produce, dairy, and other services, providing a variety of networked solutions for the total supply chain spectrum. The Company also runs the GSF Foundation for kids, a non-profit organization to help children and families in need.

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McDermott & Bull has been redefining expectations within the world of executive search since 2001.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  With the advent of MB Interim Leaders in 2011, McDermott & Bull is powerfully equipped to service both the permanent and interim needs of its clients.  Respected companies including Aramark, CoreLogic, Epson America, Hyundai Capital America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Western Federal Credit Union (UNIFY Financial Credit Union), Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, Atar Capital, and Riordan, Lewis & Haden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull.  Additionally, 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.