MIAMI, FL, March 2, 2018 – Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and Accountants today announced that Judd Appel has returned to the firm.  In his new role, Appel will assist clients with raising capital, exploring strategic partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions activity. Appel returns to the firm following positions with ITT Inc., Honeywell International, Global Infrastructure Partners and General Electric Company.

Appel has overseen global M&A transactions exceeding $10 billion during his career as a head of corporate strategy and M&A.  Appel was also a chief financial officer at Honeywell International, managing a $550 million business unit.

He most recently served as vice president of finance, corporate strategy and M&A with ITT, where he executed on more than $500 million of M&A transactions, including deal cultivation, leading the diligence process and contract negotiations. Prior to this he was a vice president of M&A and strategy at Honeywell International’s Automation and Control Systems Group.  


Earlier in his career he worked in private equity at Global Infrastructure Partners and in finance, business development and M&A in various divisions of Honeywell International and General Electric Company.  Appel has spent a significant portion of his time working in Europe, Middle-East and Asia.

 A Six Sigma Green Belt, he holds the Accredited in Business Valuation designation from the AICPA and a master’s degree, bachelor’s degree and finance degree from the University of Florida.

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