Ravi Saligram

Ravi Saligram

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director of the Board of Ritchie Bros

Ravi was appointed CEO of Ritchie Bros. in July 2014 and since then has been transforming the company by evolving the world’s largest onsite heavy equipment auctioneer into a relationship-based, technology-enabled and data-driven multi-channel asset management and disposition platform. In 2017, Saligram led the acquisition of online leader, IronPlanet, making Ritchie Bros. one of the top 50 B2B ecommerce players in the world with over $3 billion in online gross transaction value. Prior to joining Ritchie Bros., Saligram was CEO of OfficeMax Inc., where he strategically repositioned the company from a commodity office products retailer to an omni-channel workplace services and solutions company. During his tenure, he led the historic merger between Fortune 500 companies OfficeMax and Office Depot in 2013, unlocking over half a billion dollars in synergies. Under his leadership, Ritchie Bros. was recognized as one of British Columbia’s Top Employers in 2018