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Ritchie Bros. in management shake-up

November 11 - Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers has made several changes to its reporting structure and senior management team.

Randy Wall has been appointed president, Canada; Jeroen Rijk has been named senior vice president, managing director, Europe; and Kieran Holm has been appointed vice president, managing director, Asia Pacific.

Jim Barr has been named group president, emerging businesses, brand innovation and technology services. In this role, Barr will oversee EquipmentOne, Ritchie Bros. Financial Services, and the company's marketing and information technology departments. He previously held senior roles at Sears Holding Corporation and Microsoft Corporation.

Rob McLeod, current chief financial officer, will transition to a new role as chief financial officer, Americas, in 2015, and will be responsible for the financial functions in Canada, US and Latin America. Ritchie Bros. says the company will initiate a search for a new corporate chief financial officer shortly.

Steve Simpson will assume the role of chief sales officer, global key accounts.

Ravi Saligram, chief executive officer of Ritchie Bros. says he is in the process of developing a strategic roadmap for the company, which will be disclosed on January 12, 2015. "I am confident that with the caliber of our new executive eeam we will be able to improve returns and drive shareholder value," said Saligram.

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EU recognises Scheuerle and Kamag

April 23 - The EU Commissioner for budget and human resources, Günther Oettinger, congratulated TII Group for a combined 200 years of innovation and competence at its subsidiaries, Scheuerle and Kamag.
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Ceva launches BRI block train

April 22 - Ceva Logistics North Asia has launched a block train service from China to Europe as the company looks to tap into the potential of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
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Crowley promotes Sandra Goranovic

April 22 - Crowley Maritime has appointed Sandra Goranovic as vice president of finance and accounting for the Crowley Shipping business unit.
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Big Bend Channel expanded

April 22 - Port Tampa Bay in Florida has completed the USD63 million expansion of the Big Bend Channel, one year ahead of schedule.
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