RB Global Management

Management criteria checks 0/4

RB Global's CEO is Jim Kessler, appointed in Aug 2023, has a tenure of less than a year. total yearly compensation is $15.93M, comprised of 4.9% salary and 95.1% bonuses, including company stock and options. directly owns 0.042% of the company’s shares, worth CA$8.33M. The average tenure of the management team and the board of directors is 0.8 years and 1.3 years respectively.

Key information

Jim Kessler

Chief executive officer


Total compensation

CEO salary percentage4.9%
CEO tenureless than a year
CEO ownership0.04%
Management average tenureless than a year
Board average tenure1.3yrs

Recent management updates

Recent updates

CEO Compensation Analysis

How has Jim Kessler's remuneration changed compared to RB Global's earnings?
DateTotal CompensationSalaryCompany Earnings
Mar 31 2024n/an/a


Dec 31 2023US$16mUS$781k


Sep 30 2023n/an/a


Jun 30 2023n/an/a


Mar 31 2023n/an/a


Dec 31 2022US$4mUS$575k


Sep 30 2022n/an/a


Jun 30 2022n/an/a


Mar 31 2022n/an/a


Dec 31 2021US$3mUS$517k


Sep 30 2021n/an/a


Jun 30 2021n/an/a


Mar 31 2021n/an/a


Dec 31 2020US$4mUS$322k


Compensation vs Market: Jim's total compensation ($USD15.93M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD8.36M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jim's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.


Jim Kessler (51 yo)

less than a year




Mr. James F. Kessler, also known as Jim, serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Director at RB Global, Inc. since August 01, 2023. He was President at RB Global, Inc. (formerly known as Ritchie Bros. Au...

Leadership Team

James Kessler
CEO & Directorless than a yearUS$15.93m0.042%
$ 8.3m
Darren Watt
Chief Legal Officer11.4yrsUS$1.65m0.0097%
$ 1.9m
James Jeter
Chief Revenue Officerless than a yearUS$3.01m0.014%
$ 2.9m
Carmen Thiede
Chief Transformation Officerno dataUS$2.94m0.029%
$ 5.7m
Megan Cash
SVP of Corporate Financeless than a yearUS$1.04m0%
$ 0
David Ritchie
Founder and Chairman Emeritusno dataUS$142.50kno data
Eric Guerin
Chief Financial Officerless than a yearno datano data
Karl Werner
Chief Operations & Business Development Officerno dataUS$1.20mno data
Nancy King
Chief Technology Officerno datano datano data
Sameer Rathod
Vice President of Investor Relations & Market Intelligenceno datano datano data
Ian Malinski
Media Relations Managerno datano datano data
Drew Fesler
Chief People Officerless than a yearno data0.000090%
$ 18.1k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: RBA's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

James Kessler
CEO & Directorless than a yearUS$15.93m0.042%
$ 8.3m
David Ritchie
Founder and Chairman Emeritus17.6yrsUS$142.50kno data
Sarah Raiss
Independent Non-Executive Director7.9yrsUS$277.05k0.00077%
$ 154.5k
Gregory Morrison
Independent Directorless than a yearno datano data
Jeffrey Smith
Independent Director1.3yrsUS$154.08k0.14%
$ 27.4m
Carol Stephenson
Independent Non-Executive Director2.2yrsUS$243.85k0.0024%
$ 471.5k
Robert Elton
Independent Chairman of Board12.2yrsUS$315.85k0.00080%
$ 160.5k
Deborah Stein
Independent Directorless than a yearno datano data
Adam DeWitt
Independent Non-Executive Director4.1yrsUS$258.51k0.0022%
$ 437.4k
Brian Bales
Independent Director1.3yrsUS$150.18k0.0034%
$ 684.2k
Michael Sieger
Independent Director1.3yrsUS$152.15k0.0016%
$ 331.1k
Timothy O'Day
Independent Director1.3yrsUS$150.18kno data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: RBA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.

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