Hans Frindte – Fendt-Caravan

Fendt-Caravan, the German brand with a reputation for high quality, continues to be a brand that many campers aspire to. On the 50th anniversary of the company’s foundation, we interviewed Fendt-Caravan’s commercial director, Hans Frindte, to discuss the main challenges ...
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Dane Found – Roadtrek Inc.

With new ownership and new management, Roadtrek Inc. reinvigorates an iconic brand and brings Class B innovation to a new generation of buyers. Words and photos Craig Ritchie In many ways, everything old is new again for Canadian Class B ...
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Stéphane Cordeille – Thetford

Appointed Thetford’s Global CEO in January 2012, Stéphane Cordeille, is driving the company to new heights. We met him at the Birmingham RV show. Words Terry Owen Cordeille was in the middle of a very busy show schedule which included ...
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Uwe Frers – ADAC

AboutcampBtoB interviews Uwe Frers, CEO of ADAC Camping, a division of Germany’s biggest membership organisation, ADAC Words Antonio Mazzucchelli photo Enrico Bona Responsible for publishing a digital magazine and a website (which recently changed its name from ADAC Camping World ...
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Jan Peter Veeneman – Lippert Components

In January 2020, LCI Industries acquired Polyplastic Group B.V., the manufacturer of acrylic windows based in Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Polyplastic, which has had a 60 percent market share, is the leading window supplier to the European caravan and motorhome ...
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Sonja Gole – Adria

“We can say that, from the customers’ point of view, if they trust the future, the brand and us, they will come and buy our products. So, that level of trust is magical. But to get it you have to ...
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Roberto Fumarola – Fiat

We met Roberto Fumarola, Head of Recreational Vehicles Department of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, to talk about the new Ducato, with refreshed engine range and a new automatic transmission. We also discussed the issue of possible alternatives to diesel. Once again, ...
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Jeff Rutherford – Airxcel

We caught up with Mr. Rutherford during the 2019 Elkhart Open House week to talk about the company’s growth strategy for the European market. Words Craig Ritchie Photos Craig Ritchie and Enrico Bona Jeff Rutherford has enjoyed a long and ...
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Bob Martin – Thor Industries

In the latest of its interviews with top executives in the caravan industry, AboutcampBtoB met one of the most significant - Bob Martin, the CEO of Thor Industries, which since its acquisition of the Erwin Hymer Group, is the world’s ...
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Gerry Ryan – Jayco Australia

We met Gerry Ryan, founder and owner of Jayco Australia, in Italy at the start of Giro d’Italia cycling tour 2019, where he was supporting his Mitchelton Scott team who were competing for victory. This is an interview with the ...
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