CALGARY, May 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc. (hereinafter "Rocky") announced today the appointment of Robert Mackay to its Board of Directors (the "Board"). Mr. Mackay, originally from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, currently serves as the President of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated ("Ritchie Bros."), a position he has held since 2005. He has been with Ritchie Bros. since 1985, holding various executive leadership positions and overseeing Ritchie Bros.' expansion into international markets.
Commenting on this appointment, Matt Campbell, CEO of Rocky, stated, "Rocky is very fortunate to have a person of Mr. Mackay's caliber and experience join its Board. Mr. Mackay brings with him nearly 30 years of experience in the equipment distribution industry. He understands the equipment distribution business very well, having worked many years for one of our most successful peers. We believe his knowledge and expertise in this area will have a very beneficial impact on Rocky going forward, and are grateful that he has accepted this appointment."
Caution regarding forward-looking statements
Certain information set forth in this news release, including, without limitation, any information or discussion on possible accretive benefits resulting from this Mr. Mackay's appointment is forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. By its nature, forward-looking information is subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, some of which are beyond Rocky's control. While this forward-looking information is based on information and assumptions that Rocky's management believes to be reasonable, there is significant risk that the forward-looking statements will prove not to be accurate. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a number of factors could cause actual future performance and events to differ materially from that expressed in the forward-looking statements. Accordingly, this news release is subject to the disclaimer and qualified by risks and other factors discussed by Rocky in its management's discussion and analysis ("MD&A") for the period ended March 31, 2013, and as discussed in Rocky's Annual Information Form dated March 11, 2013 under the heading "Risk Factors." Except as required by law, Rocky disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements, and further reserves the right to change, at any time, at its sole discretion, its current practice of updating its guidance and outlooks.
Rocky is one of Canada's largest agriculture and construction equipment dealership networks with branches located throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba. Through its network of Rocky Mountain Equipment locations, Rocky sells, rents, and leases new and used agriculture and construction equipment and offers product support and finance to its customers.
SOURCE: Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc.
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Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc.
Matt Campbell, Chief Executive Officer;
Garrett Ganden, Chief Operating Officer; or,
David Ascott, Chief Financial Officer
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