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Ritchie Bros. announces retirement of president

mackay_smallAugust 14, 2013 – Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has announced the retirement of Rob Mackay, its president, effective October 31. After 28 years of service in many different capacities, all based in the Ritchie Bros. head office in Vancouver, B.C., Mackay will transition from day-to-day duties and then retire as an employee.


August 13, 2013
By Ritchie Bros.

mackay_smallAugust
14, 2013 – Ritchie
Bros
. Auctioneers has announced the retirement
of Rob
Mackay, its president, effective October 31. After
28 years of service in many different capacities, all based in the Ritchie
Bros. head office in Vancouver, British Columbia, Mackay will transition from day-to-day duties
and then retire as an employee.

"Rob has
contributed very effectively in so many ways to the success and growth of our
company," said 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."

Photo courtesy of Equipment World.



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