People: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc (RBA)

RBA on New York Consolidated

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Beverley Briscoe

60 2014 Independent Chairman of the Board

Ravichandra Saligram

58 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Robert McLeod

2008 Chief Financial Officer

James Barr

Group President - Emerging Businesses, Brand Innovation and Technology Services

Terry Dolan

2015 President, United States and Latin America

Randall Wall

2014 President, Canada

Todd Wohler

2015 Chief Human Resource Officer

Jeroen Rijk

Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Europe

Darren Watt

2014 Vice President - Corporate Development, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Kieran Holm

Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Karl Werner

2014 Chief Operational Support and Development Officer and Interim Managing Director , Middle East

Lisa Pollina

2015 Director

Robert Elton

63 2012 Independent Director

Erik Olsson

52 2013 Independent Director

Eric Patel

57 2004 Independent Director

Edward Pitoniak

59 2006 Independent Director

Christopher Zimmerman

55 2008 Independent Director

Jamie Kokoska

2015 Director

Biographies

Name Description

Beverley Briscoe

Ms. Beverley Anne Briscoe is Independent Chairman of the Board of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. Ms. Briscoe was appointed Deputy Chairperson of the Board of the Company effective September 23, 2013. Ms. Briscoe is currently the owner and President of Briscoe Management Ltd., a consulting company that she has owned since 2004. From 2003 to 2007, Ms. Briscoe was also Chair of the Industry Training Authority for British Columbia. Ms. Briscoe’s previous employment includes: from 1997 to 2004 she was President and owner of Hiway Refrigeration Limited; from 1994 to 1997 she was Vice President and General Manager of Wajax Industries Limited; from 1989 to 1994 she was Chief Financial Officer for the Rivtow Group of Companies; from 1983 to 1989 she held various executive positions with several operating divisions of The Jim Pattison Group; and from 1977 to 1983 she worked with a predecessor firm of PricewaterhouseCooopers. Ms. Briscoe is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia, and is also a Fellow of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Ravichandra Saligram

Mr. Ravichandra K. Saligram is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc., since 7 July 2014. Mr. Saligram's 35-year professional career includes three years as President and Chief Executive Officer of OfficeMax and more than 20 years of general management experience at ARAMARK, Intercontinental Hotels Group, and SC Johnson. Mr. Saligram has lived in five countries and worked in many more across five continents. He is noted for his ability to lead consumer, B-to-B and digital businesses and has considerable experience running global, multi-unit service organizations and overseeing large sales teams.

Robert McLeod

Mr. Robert A. McLeod is no longer Chief Financial Officer of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. He began his career with Ritchie Bros. in 1993 as U.S. Controller and held various other positions in the Vancouver head office, including corporate controller. In 1999, Rob relocated to Lincoln, Nebraska to establish the Ritchie Bros. U.S. head office and in 2002, Rob relocated again, to Ritchie Bros.’ office in the Netherlands, where he was Sr. Manager of Operations for Europe. Returning to the head office in Vancouver in 2005, Rob undertook various strategic projects before being appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2008. he has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia and received his Chartered Accountancy designation while working for KPMG.

James Barr

Mr. James Barr, IV., is Group President - Emerging Businesses, Brand Innovation and Technology Services of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc.

Terry Dolan

Mr. Terry Dolan is President, United States and Latin America of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. Mr. Dolan has held numerous leadership roles, most recently at Generac, where he was executive vice-president, global commercial and industrial products.

Randall Wall

Mr. Randall J. Wall is President, Canada of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc.

Todd Wohler

Mr. Todd D. Wohler is Chief Human Resource Officer of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated., since March 1, 2015. Mr. Wohler brings over 20 years of experience across multiple geographies and industries. After earning a degree in mechanical engineering from Virginia Tech, Todd began his career at Schlumberger, a global oil and gas technology company, where he worked in many different branches of the company in the US, Paris, and London during his 20 year tenure. Todd has also served as Chief Human Resources Officer at Quintiles Transnational, as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at ARAMARK for ARAMARK's international business, and as Senior Vice President of Human Resources at United Water. Over the course of his career Todd has been instrumental in building global teams and organizations that have excellent track records of success. He has developed and implemented transformational HR strategies and recruited hundreds of executives and leaders for organizations across the globe in multiple industries.

Jeroen Rijk

Mr. Jeroen L. Rijk is Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Europe of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc.

Darren Watt

Mr. Darren J. Watt is Vice President - Corporate Development, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc.

Kieran Holm

Mr. Kieran C. Holm is Vice President and Managing Director, Asia Pacific of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc.

Karl Werner

Mr. Karl W. Werner is Chief Operational Support and Development Officer and Interim Managing Director , Middle East of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc.

Lisa Pollina

Robert Elton

Mr. Robert George Elton is Independent Director of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. Mr. Elton is currently acting as Executive Sponsor, Banking Transformation, of Vancouver City Savings Credit Union. Mr. Elton is also a corporate director and an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business. Mr. Elton was President and Chief Executive Officer of BC Hydro, a government-owned electric utility, from 2003 to 2009. Prior to this he was Executive Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of BC Hydro (2002 – 2003), Powerex (2001-2002), a subsidiary of BC Hydro, and Eldorado Gold Corporation (1996-2001) (TSX: “ELD”; NYSE “EGO”; ASX: “EAU”). Mr. Elton spent over 20 years with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and predecessor firms, becoming Partner in 1987 before leaving the firm in 1996. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in British Columbia and has a Master of Arts degree from Cambridge University, U.K.

Erik Olsson

Mr. Erik Olsson is Independent Director of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc., since June 1, 2013. Mr. Olsson is currently President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Mobile Mini, Inc. (NASDAQ-GS: MINI), the world's provider of portable storage solutions. Mr. Olsson had been President, Chief Executive Officer, and a Director of RSC Holdings, Inc., a premier provider of rental equipment in Canada and the United States, prior to their acquisition by United Rentals, Inc. in April 2012. Previously he had served as Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of RSC Holdings, Inc. In addition, he held various senior positions in the United States, Brazil, and Sweden in his 13 years with industrial equipment maker Atlas Copco AB, an industrial group with positions in compressors, construction and mining equipment. He holds a degree in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Gothenburg.

Eric Patel

Mr. Eric Patel is Independent Director of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. Mr. Patel is currently a business consultant and corporate director. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of Pembrook Mining Corp., a private mining company, from 2007 until 2010. Prior to joining Pembrook, Mr. Patel was the Chief Financial Officer of Crystal Decisions, Inc., a privately held software company. Mr. Patel joined Crystal Decisions in 1999 after holding executive level positions, including that of Chief Financial Officer, with University Games, Inc., a privately held manufacturer of educational toys and games. Before 1997, Mr. Patel worked for Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream as Director of Strategy, for Marakon Associates strategy consultants and for Chemical Bank. Mr. Patel holds an MBA degree from Stanford University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University.

Edward Pitoniak

Mr. Edward Baltazar Pitoniak is Independent Director of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. Mr. Pitoniak is currently a corporate director. Mr. Pitoniak retired in 2009 from the position of President and Chief Executive Officer and Director of bcIMC Hospitality Group, a hotel property and brand ownership entity (formerly a public income trust called Canadian Hotel Income Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CHIP) – TSX: “HOT.un”), where he was employed since January 2004. Mr. Pitoniak was also a member of CHIP’s Board of Trustees before it went private. Prior to joining CHIP, Mr. Pitoniak was a Senior Vice-President at Intrawest Corporation (TSX: “ITW”; NYSE “IDR” – a ski and golf resort operator and developer) for nearly eight years. Before Intrawest, Mr. Pitoniak spent nine years with Times Mirror Magazines, where he served as editor-in-chief and advertising director with Ski Magazine. Mr. Pitoniak has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Amherst College.

Christopher Zimmerman

Mr. Christopher Zimmerman is an Independent Director of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. Mr. Zimmerman is currently Principal of Bonfire Ventures, a business consultancy focused on developing disruptive growth strategies. Prior to this, he was President of Easton Sports, a designer, developer and marketer of sports equipment and accessories. Prior to joining Easton Sports, Mr. Zimmerman was President and Chief Executive Officer of Canucks Sports and Entertainment, a sports entertainment company in Vancouver, B.C, from 2006 until 2009. Before joining Canucks Sports and Entertainment, Mr. Zimmerman was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Nike Bauer Inc., a hockey equipment company. Prior to this appointment in March 2003, Mr. Zimmerman was General Manager of Nike Golf USA. He joined Nike Golf in 1998 after spending 16 years in a variety of senior advertising positions, including USA Advertising Director for the Nike Brand and Senior Vice President at Saatchi and Saatchi Advertising in New York. Mr. Zimmerman has an MBA from Babson College.

Jamie Kokoska

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