Ritchie Bros. announces the retirement of Rob Mackay, President of
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, after 28 years of service
VANCOUVER, July 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (NYSE and TSX:
RBA), the world's largest industrial auctioneer, announced today the
retirement of Rob Mackay, its President, effective October 31, 2013.
After 28 years of service in many different capacities, all based in
the Ritchie Bros. head office in Vancouver, British Columbia, Mr.
Mackay will transition from day-to-day duties and then retire as an
employee on October 31, 2013.
"Rob has contributed very effectively in so many ways to the success and
growth of our company," commented Peter Blake, CEO of Ritchie Bros. "He
has traveled hundreds of thousands of miles over the past 28 years and
devoted his time and energy to help build the Ritchie Bros. global
business into the industry leading position we have today. Earlier in
the year, Rob took a role on the board of an agricultural equipment
dealer with a view to transition to the next phase in his business
career. We wish Rob the very best for a happy and healthy retirement,
and offer him our heartfelt thanks for all he has done to make Ritchie
Bros. what we are today."
About Ritchie Bros.
Established in 1958, Ritchie Bros. (NYSE and TSX: RBA) is the world's
largest seller of used equipment for the construction, transportation,
agriculture, material handling, energy, mining, forestry, marine and
other industries. Ritchie Bros. TM solutions make it easy for the world's builders to buy and sell
equipment with confidence, including live unreserved public auctions
with on-site and online bidding (rbauction.com), the EquipmentOneTM secure online marketplace (EquipmentOne.com), a professional corporate asset management program, and a range of
value-added services, including equipment financing for customers
through Ritchie Bros. Financial Services (rbauctionfinance.com). Ritchie Bros. has operations in more than 25 countries, including 44
auction sites worldwide. Learn more at RitchieBros.com.
SOURCE: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
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Manager, Corporate Communications and Events
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers