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VANCOUVER — Industrial auctioneer Ritchie Bros. has announced that Rexall CFO Sharon Driscoll will be joining the company as CFO, effective July 6.
Driscoll has more than 17 years of senior executive experience, overseeing financial operations for large, multi-channel businesses. Most recently, Driscoll was EVP and CFO of Katz Group Canada Ltd. (more commonly known as Rexall). In this role, she was responsible for all financial operations, including: capital allocation and acquisition decisions, financing strategies and treasury operations, regulatory compliance, risk management and financial talent development.
During her time at Rexall, Driscoll championed the acquisition and integration activity of independent pharmacy businesses into the Rexall family of corporate drug stores and strengthened financial governance over capital investment and allocation decisions.
Driscoll was recently named a Women's Executive Network's 2014 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner. The Top 100 Awards recognize Canada's female leaders, who have become agents of change in reshaping Canadian organizations at the highest levels.
Prior to Rexall, Driscoll was SVP and CFO of Sears Canada. At Sears, Driscoll was responsible for all financial management and oversight of the company's operations, providing leadership and coordination of the organization's overall financial plans, policies and accounting practices. Prior to being appointed CFO, Driscoll was SVP, finance at Sears Canada.
Driscoll has also held numerous roles over a 20 year career with Canadian grocer and food distribution company Loblaws, including: SVP corporate development, SVP Finance – national merchandising, SVP finance – Ontario division, and, VP finance – Loblaws Supermarkets Limited.