McDermott & Bull Finds Controller for Jet Aviation

IRVINE, CA, June 20, 2017 — McDermott & 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, is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Bob Prisco as Controller – U.S. Flight Services with Jet Aviation, one of the largest aircraft management, flight support, and charter companies in the world.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Rod McDermott, CEO & Co-Founder; Craig Sabina, Principal Consultant; Jared Moriarty, Associate Principal Consultant; and Amanda Lange, Recruiting Associate.  According to McDermott, “Jet Aviation is going through an exciting time as it is expanding its U.S. operations significantly through acquisitions.  It was absolutely critical for Jet’s leadership team to find the right Controller to lead the accounting department through this period of growth, and we feel privileged to have helped them find that in Bob.” 

Prisco is a New Jersey native with over twenty years of accounting and finance leadership experience.  For the last six years, he served as Finance Manager for United Airlines’ NY Metro Area operations.  Prior to United Airlines, he spent over a decade with Ernst & Young in its Secaucus, NJ office. 

Prisco earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Rider College and his MBA from Seton Hall University. 

About Jet Aviation

Jet Aviation is one of the largest aircraft management, flight support and charter companies in the world.  Founded in 1967 by the late Carl W. Hirschmann, Jet Aviation is now a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics and a provider of aviation services across the board.  Various business lines include private jet charter services, aircraft maintenance, aircraft management, refurbishments, engineering and FBO Services. Jet Aviation’s U.S. headquarters is in Teterboro, New Jersey.

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, CoreLogic, Epson America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica 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, Main Post Partners, 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.

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