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Ben Gibbons announced as consumer products national industry leader for RSM Canada

Dec 16, 2020
Dec 16, 2020
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RSM Canada – a leading global provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – is pleased to announce Ben Gibbons as consumer products national industry leader.

Consumer products is the logical next step for RSM Canada’s industry strategy. Toronto is the fourth largest market in North America by spend in the consumer products industry, and continues to grow. The wide array of manufactured goods produced mainly for personal, family and/or household use, combined with processed food and beverages, accounts for close to one-third of Canada's manufacturing GDP and 40 percent of employment.

“I’m thrilled that Ben has accepted this new opportunity,” said Rhonda Klosler, chief operating officer, RSM Canada. “Ben has and currently leads a number of important initiatives for the firm, so we know that his robust leadership skills will allow him to further enhance and develop the consumer products industry across Canada, whilst also offering new perspectives and ideas to our clients.”

Ben’s transition to this new role as consumer products industry leader will leverage his extensive experience in private equity, publicly-traded entities and private companies. A partner at RSM Canada since December 2017, Ben brings deep experience in helping management teams understand their options during merger and acquisition transactions, along with fund raising opportunities for both debt and equity. He was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Toronto Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) in June 2018, and will be taking on the role of Chair in 2021.

In his role as deal consulting partner within the transaction advisory services practice, Ben focuses on supporting and managing local and cross-border transactions, in the private and public company sectors, across a variety of industries. Key areas of focus include transaction readiness, strategic assessments, financial projections and broader deal support. He leverages the firm’s full service offering, ranging from due diligence to assurance and tax structuring, driving value to all stakeholders in his client mandates.

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