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WesternOne appoints Peter Blake as CEO

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Vancouver, BC, Canada - May 27, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada - WesternOne Inc., a provider of aerial lift, construction, heat & power and film set equipment, appointed Peter Blake as chief executive officer, effective September 1, 2014.

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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.

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