May 29 - Ritchie Bros has appointed Sharon Driscoll as its new chief financial officer, effective July 6, 2015.

Driscoll will have a key role on the executive team, partnering with the ceo and regional business unit leaders to reinvigorate growth in revenue, earnings and cash flow, said Ritchie Bros.

With over 17 years of senior executive experience, Driscoll most recently served as executive vice president and cfo of Katz Group Canada.

She will be based in Vancouver and will report directly to ceo Ravi Saligram

Previous cfo, Rob Mcleod, will take on a new role as chief business development officer at the company.