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M. Benjamin Jones

Senior Managing Director

Ankura Consulting Group

750 Third Avenue, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10017
ben.jones@ankuraconsulting.com
Main: +1.212.818.1117
Mobile: +1.917.273.9748

Education

BS, Accounting, with distinction, Wake Forest University

Affiliations

American Bankruptcy Institute
Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors
Turnaround Management Association

Honors & Awards

Turnarounds & Workouts 2011 “People to Watch: Business Professionals Making Their Mark” list
M&A Advisor – 2011 Distressed M&A Deal of the Year: Chapter 11 Reorganization and 363 Sale of Penn Traffic to Tops Markets
M&A Advisor – 2011 Retail Manufacturing and Distribution Sector Award: Chapter 11 Reorganization and 363 Sale of Penn Traffic to Tops Markets

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Benjamin Jones is a Senior Managing Director of Ankura Consulting Group and is based in New York, NY.

Mr. Jones is a recognized leader in the restructuring profession with more than 20 years experience advising and participating in complex corporate reorganizations. Mr. Jones has been involved in all aspects of financial restructuring as an advisor to financially under-performing/distressed companies, lenders, creditors, corporate boards and equity owners. Mr. Jones has played a key role in dozens of successful restructuring and M&A engagements including Mariner Post-Acute Networks, Centennial Healthcare, World Health Alternatives, The Penn Traffic Company, Milacron, Lionel, Caraustar Industries, Golden Books Family Entertainment and Rand McNally.

Mr. Jones has advised clients in diverse businesses including healthcare, education, professional services, manufacturing, apparel, food processing, retail and entertainment. In addition to serving as an advisor, Mr. Jones has also served in turnaround management positions including president, chief restructuring officer, and chief financial officer on numerous occasions for both private and public companies.

Prior to joining Ankura, Mr. Jones was a Senior Managing Director at CDG Group. Mr. Jones started his career at Ernst & Young where he worked in the National Research Group and Financial Advisory Services Group focusing on valuations and middle-market corporate finance transactions.

Mr. Jones serves on the board of Greater New York Council of Boy Scouts. He also recently served on the Board of Visitors of the Wake Forest University Schools of Business.

Mr. Jones received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, with distinction, from Wake Forest University where he was a Carswell Scholar.

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