WesternOne appoints Peter Blake as CEO
Mr. Blake is currently Chief Executive Officer of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc., a public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange. He joined Ritchie Bros. as a controller in 1991 and has assumed a number of senior positions within the company. Since 2004, he has served as Chief Executive Officer of Ritchie Bros.
Mr. Blake is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia, and has a Diploma of Technology from British Columbia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta. ■