Joachim Schäfer – Caravan Salon Düsseldorf

We had an interesting interview with Joachim Schäfer, who has been the managing director of the Caravan Salon Düsseldorf for the last 12 years. Before he retired (on 1st October) we wanted to collect some interesting stories from this wise ...
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Daniel Onggowinarso – CIVD

Face to face at Caravan Salon Düsseldorf with the new executive officer of Germany’s Caravanning Industry Association (CIVD), Daniel Onggowinarso: a younger manager with great experience in the sector, plus a clear vision of the market and strategies to develop ...
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Martin Brandt – Erwin Hymer Group

Following the news that the Erwin Hymer Group has been acquired by Thor industries, we met Martin Brandt (58), Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Erwin Hymer Group at its headquarters in Bad Waldsee, Germany, for ...
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Harald Striewski – Hobby

We interviewed the owner and founder of Hobby Wohnwagenwerk, the engineer, Harald Striewski, who, at the age of 81, is still at the helm of his company. He has made Hobby the biggest manufacturer of caravans in Europe and a ...
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Jason Lippert – LCI

In the last three years Lippert Components has acquired many companies in the RV sector in Europe, such as Project 2000, Metallarte, RVDoors, and STLA , plus Sessa Klein in the train sector and Lexington and Taylor Made in the ...
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Pascal Bélot – Citroën

AboutcampBtoB caught up with Pascal Bélot, the Camping-Cars International Manager of the Light Commercial Vehicles Business Unit from the PSA Group, at the Citroen Conservatoire museum near Paris. Words Antonio Mazzucchelli In 2019, Citroen will celebrate its 100th anniversary, and ...
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Pierre Rousseau – Rapido

Still firmly in the hands of the Founder’s family, Rapido has increasingly structured itself as a group to compete on equal terms with the strongest competition. We interviewed Pierre Rousseau, owner of the Rapido Group. Words Antonio Mazzucchelli It was ...
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Pierluigi Alinari – PLA

Face to face with Pierluigi Alinari, who tells us about his long career in the RV sector. Words Antonio Mazzucchelli We met Pierluigi Alinari, the founder of the PLA Camper motorhome brand, and others, who is considered to be one ...
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Alexander Wottrich – Truma

Founded in 1949 by Philipp Kreis to make gas lights in electricity deprived Munich, Truma has gone on to become one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of leisure products for caravans and motorhomes. Today the company is run by two CEOs, ...
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Frank Hugelmeyer – RVIA

Interview with Frank Hugelmeyer, President of the RVIA (Recreation Vehicle Industry Association), on market growth and future strategies. Words and photo Antonio Mazzucchelli Aboutcamp BtoB: How long have you been at the RVIA? Frank Hugelmeyer: I started with the RVIA ...
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