August 11, 2010 – Irvine, CA-based McDermott & Bull has recruited Gerhard Forstner as chief executive officer for M2 Renewables (formerly MicroMedia Filtration). The search was co-led by Marty McMahon and Jeff Black. “Combining extensive technical and financial knowledge with domestic and international experience, Gerhard is full of charisma, energy, and a strong sense of leadership. With over 20 years of know-how, Gerhard is a great fit for M2 Renewables,” said Mr. McMahon. Prior to joining M2 Renewables, Mr. Forstner was working at Huber Technology Inc., a subsidiary of Huber SE, most recently as president. McDermott & Bull serves both public and privately held clients in the technology, financial services, manufacturing, bio-tech and life science, retail, professional services sectors.