Peter Kerr is a Certified Machine and Equipment Appraiser providing business brokerage, franchise consulting, business valuation and equipment/machinery appraisal services within the Greater Hamilton Ontario marketplace including Ancaster, Dundas and Stoney Creek.
Peter has over 20 years of experience working with small, mid-size and large organizations. A former VP of Marketing for Bell Canada’s small & medium business market and a director of corporate planning, Peter’s experience includes product marketing, sales, strategic planning and M&A due diligence work on numerous deals throughout his career. As an experienced entrepreneur and a member of the International Society of Business Analysts he understands the challenges faced by small to midsize business owners when it comes to cash-flow, inventory and growth management. His experience spans multiple industries including, telecommunications, financial services, equipment financing and the Canadian newspaper industry.
Peter holds an MBA from the University of Western Ontario where he was recognized as an Ivey Scholar for top academic achievement. He lectures on business strategy part-time at Brock University and is currently conducting research into sales and business performance measurement frameworks as a doctoral student.
As the owner and manager of Murphy Business’ Hamilton office, he enjoys helping Hamilton entrepreneurs through the difficult process of selling or buying a business or franchise and unlocking the market value of business assets through machine and equipment appraisal assignments.