Daily News: February 20, 2015

Gordon Brothers Appoints Managing Directors

Gordon Brothers Group appointed Ian Levine as managing director, head of business development and Blair Nelson as managing director, corporate development to Gordon Brothers Group’s management team.

Prior to joining, Levine led sales and marketing strategies at Iron Mountain and Merrill Corporation. He has also created several SaaS businesses and is a member of the board of directors of Latitude Beverage Company and the New England Chapter of the Sales Management Association.

Before joining, Nelson was a principal with L.E.K. Consulting and also previously served as the General Manager, Corporate Development for Fletcher Building in New Zealand and as a consultant at Bain & Company.

Levine is responsible for overseeing the Business Development and Marketing functions. He will work closely with the divisional and corporate leadership teams to further develop existing opportunities and source new clients across the firm.

Nelson is responsible for the development and execution of strategic initiatives across the firm including supporting planning efforts and assessing new business opportunities.

“I am thrilled to welcome the addition of these two seasoned professionals to our management team,” said Kenneth Frieze, CEO of Gordon Brothers Group. “I am confident that Ian and Blair’s expertise will help guide the firm’s strategic growth.”

“I see a tremendous opportunity for growth at Gordon Brothers Group. I look forward to helping amplify the message of our unique offerings and unrivaled service execution,” stated Levine.

“I am excited to join this team comprising some of the most tenured executives in the turnaround industry and to build on the success Gordon Brothers has already achieved,” Nelson added.