ON Partners Helps Place CTO for RB Global, Inc.

March 29, 2024 – Josh Nathanson and Bryan Buck of ON Partners have recruited Nancy King as chief technology officer of NYSE-traded RB Global, Inc. in Westchester, IL. “Nancy is a thoughtful and driven leader – an innovator and culture builder who brings strong vision and delivers solutions that deepen relationships with customers to ultimately gain market share,” said Jim Kessler, CEO of RB Global. “Her leadership in this role will help strengthen the foundation of technology across RB Global, aligning our teams and priorities to the needs of the business and industry and deepening a collaborative and curious culture that learns and remains market-leading.”

Ms. King brings extensive hands-on information technology leadership experience in Fortune 100 organizations. Most recently, she served as the SVP of product engineering at Target, driving the overall vision, strategy and talent development for product engineering. Ms. King joined Target in 2005 and has played a leading role in the retailer’s technology transformation and growth, including leading the tech strategy for Target’s mobile apps, website, marketplace and capability services.

Ms. King is also a champion for inclusivity and belonging both at work and within her local community. She served as executive sponsor for TWIST – Target Women in Science and Technology, a volunteer network of 200+ women passionate about encouraging girls and young women to pursue STEM careers. Ms. King also helped launch a development initiative, the Emerging Engineers Program, to support nontraditional pathways to engineering careers.

“It’s an exciting time to join RB Global, as it continues to invest in technology and establish itself as the leading, omnichannel marketplace for commercial assets and vehicles,” said Ms. King. “I look forward to working alongside Jim, the leadership team and the rest of the talented IT organization as we collaborate to build on RB Global’s culture of trust and transparency to deliver on the commitments we make to all of our clients, customers and industry partners.”

RB Global is an omnichannel marketplace that provides value-added insights, services and transaction solutions for buyers and sellers of commercial assets and vehicles worldwide. Through its auction sites in 14 countries and digital platform, RB Global serves customers in more than 170 countries across a variety of asset classes, including automotive, commercial transportation, construction, government surplus, lifting and material handling, energy, mining and agriculture.

Serving Clients Since 2006

With a primary focus on technology, consumer, industrial, and the life science sectors, ON Partners recruits C-level and board talent for public and private companies, as well as venture capital and private equity firms. Founded in 2006, the firm’s consultants work from offices in Atlanta; Boston; Chicago; Cleveland; Dallas; Menlo Park, CA; Minneapolis. MN; San Francisco; and New York. ON Partners was named one of the fastest growing search firms this year by Hunt Scanlon Media. The firm is now ranked as one of the 20 largest search firms in the nation.

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Mr. Nathanson conducts C-level, board and senior executive work across broad spectrum of functions and disciplines. He builds executive teams of publicly-traded and PE-backed organizations.

Mr. Buck specializes in enterprise technology, consumer products and services, and automotive technology sectors. He serves public corporations as well as the portfolio companies of leading PE and VC firms.

Recent CTO Search

Matt Mooney and Jake Espenlaub of ON Partners have helped to place Sathish Gaddipati as chief technology officer of Victory Live, a Clearlake Capital Group backed  technology platform. “I am honored for Sathish to join Victory Live as CTO,” said Sam Soni, founder of Victory Live. “Sathish is an experienced  executive that will help propel our engineering and product teams – and our company as a whole – to new levels of growth and sophistication.”

Mr. Gaddipati brings technology leadership experience to Victory Live, having spent over 20 years designing and building distributed platforms, SaaS products, and data & analytics platforms across verticals that include media & entertainment, financial technology, and transportation, among others.

Related: ON Partners Recruits Chief Product Officer for Glassdoor

Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Executive Editor; Lily Fauver, Senior Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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