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McDermott & Bull Leading VP, Learning & Development Search for Panda Restaurant Group

IRVINE, California, December 22, 2016McDermott & Bull, the 29th largest executive search firm in the Americas and the fastest-growing firm within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, has been retained by Panda Restaurant Group to lead its VP, Learning & Development search.

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

Located in Rosemead, CA, the VP, Learning & Development will oversee all training and development initiatives for Panda Restaurant Group.  This executive will be a member of the senior leadership team and help Panda Restaurant Group leverage its strong people-centered culture to become a world-class learning organization.

About Panda Restaurant Group

panda-restaurant-groupPanda Restaurant Group is the largest and fastest growing Asian restaurant company in the nation, dramatically outperforming its competitors.  Each of Panda’s three concepts – Panda Inn, Panda Express, and Hibachi-San – provide different flavors, settings, and service styles.  Today, under the leadership of Founder and Chairman Andrew Cherng and Co-Chair Peggy Cherng, Ph.D., the family-owned Panda Restaurant Group employs a team of more than 27,000 associates.

About The fit Team

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About McDermott & Bull

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, 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, and Riordan, Lewis & Hayden, 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.