President, International Commercial & Industrial
Karl Werner is President, International Commercial & Industrial at Gordon Brothers. Karl develops, drives and executes the investment and disposition strategies across our International Commercial & Industrial practice. He leads a highly motivated team to partner with companies, their investors, lenders and advisors to help them overcome operational challenges, transform their businesses and dispose of assets.
Karl has 30 years of experience as an innovative leader with a proven track record for accelerating organizational growth and optimizing global operations.
Prior to joining Gordon Brothers, Karl was President, International for Ritchie Bros., a global asset management and disposition company, where his customer-centric management of the global sales and operations teams generated more than $1 billion in annual sales. He previously served as the interim co-Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operations Support and Development Officer and other various roles during his 25 years with the firm.
Karl has broad experience across many international geographies and business sectors.