Business recovery services

Peter Gordon joins Grant Thornton as Head of Business Recovery Services

Grant Thornton is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Gordon as the Head of Business Recovery Services in Grant Thornton’s Advisory division based in Johannesburg, effective 1 January 2012.

Peter is a chartered accountant who has extensive experience in the field of project financing, financial restructuring, credit and risk evaluation, company recoveries and turnarounds, as well as mentoring.

“We are delighted to welcome Peter to Grant Thornton. His skills and knowledge will add immense value to our offering and put us in a position to serve current and potential new clients even more efficiently,” says Gillian Saunders, Principal and Head of Advisory Services, Grant Thornton Johannesburg.

Peter specialises in corporate restructuring, risk management, profit improvement and business strategy. He recently stepped down as Executive Chairman of African Dawn Capital Limited where he successfully drove the turnaround and recapitalisation of the Group.

After qualifying, Peter moved to London working in the financial services industry, latterly in the business recovery arena following Black Tuesday. He returned to SA in 1995 to join Absa where he carried executive responsibility for Absa Capital’s foreign operations prior to starting his own risk consultancy practice.