Ben Gibson and Nelson Kennedy Voted to TMA Australia Leadership Roles

Press Release

Date February 24, 2020

Effective January 1, 2020, Ben Gibson has been voted as chairman of the Turnaround Management Association’s Western Australia chapter, and Nelson Kennedy has joined the TMA’s NextGen Committee.

Ben Gibson directs Gordon Brothers’ Perth, Australia office and has over 24 years of experience in the valuation and auction industry, mainly managing large scale asset valuations and sale projects on behalf of banks, insolvency practitioners, and large corporations. Over his career, Ben has personally managed over 3,000 valuation and asset disposition projects in Australia and abroad. Ben will lead TMA Australia, the TMA’s Australian chapter, a professional community that strives to save distressed businesses, assist management in navigating volatility, and help healthy companies avoid pitfalls. TMA Australia centers on the Australian business community, attempting to facilitate a better restructuring market and foster a wider turnaround culture in Australia.

Nelson Kennedy, Associate in Gordon Brothers’ Western Australia office, was voted to the Turnaround Management’s NextGen Committee. Nelson is an analyst in Gordon Brothers’ Perth office and has experience completing a variety of projects for numerous banking, insolvency, and private clients throughout Australia. Nelson brings particular expertise in the transport, automotive, marine, construction, engineering, mobile plant, office furniture, and IT industries. As part of the NextGen Committee, Nelson will help lead and organize the TMA’s NextGen program which is designed to provide education, networking, and business development for TMA members aged 40 and under. NextGen TMA members are offered a reduced rate and are eligible to attend NextGen specific events held throughout the year by many TMA chapters where they can meet and learn from many industry leaders.




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Since 1903, Gordon Brothers ( has helped lenders, operating executives, advisors, and investors move forward through change. The firm brings a powerful combination of expertise and capital to clients, developing customized solutions on an integrated or standalone basis across four service areas: valuations, dispositions, operations, and investments. Whether to fuel growth or facilitate strategic consolidation, Gordon Brothers partners with companies in the retail, commercial, and industrial sectors to put assets to their highest and best use. Gordon Brothers conducts more than $70 billion worth of dispositions and appraisals annually. Gordon Brothers is headquartered in Boston with 25 offices across five continents.