Great American Group Appoints Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

  Great American Group Appoints Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial
  Officer

Business Wire

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. -- April 16, 2013

Great American Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GAMR), a leading provider of asset
disposition and auction solutions, advisory and valuation services, capital
investment, and real estate advisory services, has appointed Phillip Ahn as
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective
immediately.

Mr. Ahn has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial services industry,
in particular the private equity, investment banking and capital markets
sectors. Mr. Ahn previously served as Great American Group’s Senior Vice
President, Strategy & Corporate Development from February 2010 to April 2013,
where he has overseen corporate development and merger and acquisition
activities. He has also been responsible for managing the company’s capital
investments and strategic initiatives involving private equity funds and hedge
funds.

“Phillip has proven to be a valuable asset to our stakeholders since joining
Great American Group several years ago, and I am pleased he will be taking on
a larger role within our organization,” said Andy Gumaer, CEO, Great American
Group. “Phillip brings broad-based experience to this role and I am excited to
add someone of his caliber to our executive management team.”

Prior to joining Great American Group, Mr. Ahn held private equity investment
positions at middle market private equity firms Altpoint Capital Partners and
Stone Tower Equity Partners. Mr. Ahn is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
He received his Bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Michigan
and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Columbia University.

For more information, visit www.greatamerican.com.

About Great American Group, Inc. (OTCBB: GAMR)

Great American Group is a leading provider of asset disposition and auction
solutions, advisory and valuation services, capital investment, and real
estate advisory services for an extensive array of companies. A trusted
strategic partner at every stage of the business lifecycle, Great American
Group efficiently deploys resources with sector expertise to assist companies,
lenders, capital providers, private equity investors and professional service
firms in maximizing the value of their assets. The company has in-depth
experience within the retail, industrial, real estate, healthcare, energy and
technology industries. The corporate headquarters is located in Woodland
Hills, Calif. with additional offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, N.C.,
Chicago, Dallas, New York, San Francisco and London. For more information,
call (818) 884-3737 or visit www.greatamerican.com.

Contact:

Great American Group
Michelle Kahan
Director of Marketing
818-884-3737
mkahan@greatamerican.com
or
Mulberry Marketing Communications
Christina Bereta
312-664-1532
cbereta@mulberrmc.com
 
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