Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc., which has lost 38 percent of its market value in the past five years, needs a “rock-star” leader with a stronger marketing background, Chief Executive Officer Peter Blake said after the company announced his retirement.
Once a popular musician or writer has been around the block a few times, he acquires the tag “national treasure.” It’s the kind of pat on the head that usually spells creative death. Not for Thomas Allen.
Peter Doherty is returning to music after years of being in the headlines for his personal life. The one-time fiance of Kate Moss, friend of Amy Winehouse and drug addict is playing a solo show on Friday.