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Ritchie Bros. announces management departure


VancouverRitchie Bros. announced that as a result of structural changes undertaken by the company as part of its IronPlanet integration efforts, a mutual decision was reached with Jim Barr, Group President, that he will be leaving the Company effective Feb 16, 2018.

Ravi Saligram, Chief Executive Officer comments:”I have greatly valued Jim’s partnership in helping me transform our company into a true multi-channel player. He has made significant contributions including championing the development of our digital roadmap, enhancing the digital customer experience, revitalizing Equipment One, being the lead integrator for the IronPlanet acquisition and providing strategic oversight to our listing service businesses. I wish Jim all the very best in his future endeavors.”

Saligram adds, “We have a very talented, accomplished and experienced team of leaders in the Digital and Technology groups who will continue to flawlessly execute against our multi-channel strategy.”

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