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Hilco Merchant Resources Announces Addition of Mike Dwyer as Executive Vice President – Head of Operations

Mar 14, 2023
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Jan 25, 2023, Northbrook, Ill. – Hilco Merchant Resources is excited to announce the addition of Mike Dwyer to the team. Mr. Dwyer will serve as Executive Vice President, Head of Operations with a focus on the implementation, management, and execution of all deal-related functions and operating goals for the group. Mr. Dwyer has 18 years of retail experience and over 21 years of experience leading operations teams.


“We’re thrilled to have Mike join our team,” said Ben Nortman – CEO of Hilco Global Retail Group. He continues, “With his decades of experience in operations, specifically the retail space, Mike will make a positive impact on the team in the upcoming year.”

Before joining Hilco Merchant Resources, Mr. Dwyer was the Senior Regional Director of Operations at a dental support organization. In this role, he developed and implemented best practices and strategies to maximize the return on investment of each independent dental office that the organization acquired. Prior to this, Mr. Dwyer spent 18 years in the retail space leading large teams to deliver maximum profit for the company and its shareholders. He spent three years as the Director of Stores at Skechers, responsible for the daily operations of 250 US and Puerto Rico stores. Most of his retail career was with Target Corporation in multiple roles. The most recent being Senior Regional Director of Operations, leading daily operations, remodeling, opening, and closing stores in the Midwest.

He is a graduate of Illinois State University with a BA in Marketing. Mr. Dwyer will be based in Northbrook, IL.

About Hilco Merchant Resources:

Hilco Merchant Resources ( provides a wide range of analytical, advisory, asset monetization, and capital investment services to help define and execute a retailer’s strategic initiatives. The firm’s activities fall into several principal categories, including acquisitions; disposition of underperforming stores; retail company or division wind downs; event sales to convert unwanted assets into working capital; interim company, division, or store management teams; loss prevention; and the monetization of furniture, fixtures, and equipment.

Hilco Global Retail Group is part of Northbrook, Illinois-based Hilco Global, the world’s leading authority on maximizing the value of business assets by delivering valuation, monetization, and advisory solutions to an international marketplace. Hilco Global operates twenty specialized business units around the world.   For more information, please visit: (

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