Great American Group Appoints Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Great American Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GAMR), a leading provider of asset
disposition and auction solutions, advisory and valuation services,
capital investment, and real estate advisory services, has appointed
Phillip Ahn as Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of
the Company, effective immediately.
Mr. Ahn has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services
industry, in particular the private equity, investment banking and
capital markets sectors. Mr. Ahn previously served as Great American
Group's Senior Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development from
February 2010 to April 2013, where he has overseen corporate development
and merger and acquisition activities. He has also been responsible for
managing the company's capital investments and strategic initiatives
involving private equity funds and hedge funds.
"Phillip has proven to be a valuable asset to our stakeholders since
joining Great American Group several years ago, and I am pleased he will
be taking on a larger role within our organization," said Andy Gumaer,
CEO, Great American Group. "Phillip brings broad-based experience to
this role and I am excited to add someone of his caliber to our
executive management team."
Prior to joining Great American Group, Mr. Ahn held private equity
investment positions at middle market private equity firms Altpoint
Capital Partners and Stone Tower Equity Partners. Mr. Ahn is a Chartered
Financial Analyst (CFA). He received his Bachelor's degree in economics
from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration
in Finance from Columbia University.
For more information, visit www.greatamerican.com.
About Great American Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GAMR)
Great American Group is a leading provider of asset disposition and
auction solutions, advisory and valuation services, capital investment,
and real estate advisory services for an extensive array of companies. A
trusted strategic partner at every stage of the business lifecycle,
Great American Group efficiently deploys resources with sector expertise
to assist companies, lenders, capital providers, private equity
investors and professional service firms in maximizing the value of
their assets. The company has in-depth experience within the retail,
industrial, real estate, healthcare, energy and technology industries.
The corporate headquarters is located in Woodland Hills, Calif. with
additional offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, N.C., Chicago, Dallas,
New York, San Francisco and London. For more information, call (818)
884-3737 or visit www.greatamerican.com.
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Source: Great American Group, Inc.
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