Karl Werner

Head of International Industrial

Karl Werner is Head of International Industrial at Gordon Brothers. Karl develops, drives and executes investment and disposition strategies for our Industrial practice. He leads a highly motivated team that partners with companies and their investors, lenders and advisors to help them overcome operational challenges, transform their businesses and dispose of assets.

Karl has 30 years’ 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 at 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 company.

Karl has broad experience across many geographies and business sectors.