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Great American Group

April 14, 2010 17:14 ET

Great American Group®* Hires Paul Brown as a Vice President of Wholesale & Industrial Services

WOODLAND HILLS, CA--(Marketwire - April 14, 2010) -  Great American Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GAMR), a leading provider of asset disposition, valuation and appraisal services, today announced the appointment of Paul Brown as Vice President managing the Northeast for its Wholesale & Industrial Division.

"Paul will be working closely with our team in expanding our market presence in the Northeast, and we believe his experience and relationships, combined with Great American Group's vast resources, will lead to further opportunities for us," said Mark Weitz, President of Great American Group's Wholesale & Industrial Division.

Mr. Brown will be based out of Fairfield, CT as part of the Wholesale & Industrial Group and will cover the Northeast and Southern seaboard territories. He will be responsible for sourcing, developing and directing auction and liquidation sale activities within target accounts and a network of contacts. He will focus on selling the firm's comprehensive suite of services to assist companies to identify, redeploy and / or dispose of surplus industrial assets.

"I am delighted to be joining an organization with such a rich tradition of corporate service. My clients expect a very high level of attention and service when they have equipment redundancies and having the resources of Great American Group at my disposal will allow me to do exactly that," said Mr. Brown.

Mr. Brown is a seasoned professional who brings over 15 years of experience in the purchase, disposition and management of industrial assets. He was formerly Vice President in the commercial asset services division of a financial services and private investment company where he sourced and transacted deals for arbitrage and worked with strategic partners in purchasing complete manufacturing plants and groups of assets. Prior to that, he was Director of Auction Services at a firm that specializes in surplus industrial machinery and equipment auctions and valuations. Previously, Mr. Brown served as Account Executive for a reseller of metal fabrication and stamping equipment. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from American University.

About Great American Group, Inc.

Great American Group, Inc. is a leading provider of asset disposition solutions and valuation and appraisal services to a wide range of retail, wholesale and industrial clients, as well as lenders, capital providers, private equity investors and professional service firms. Great American Group has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, London, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. For more information, please visit


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