2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

The new RVs Move America Economic Impact Study, released June 3, 2019 at the annual meeting of RVIA, revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supporting nearly 600,000 jobs, contributing more than $32 billion in wages, and paying more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes. The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

Dometic CFO Leaves Company

Fri Feb 8, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

154819566659760.pngPer-Arne Blomquist, CFO and deputy CEO of Dometic Corp., plans to leave the company to focus on new and existing board assignments. The company says Blomquist will be supportive in the recruitment process and will remain in his position during the transition.

“I have truly appreciated being part of the fantastic Dometic journey for five years, and I have enjoyed working with great people in creating an even stronger company,” Blomquist says. “Dometic is well positioned for continued profitable growth, and I remain fully dedicated to the company over the coming months.”

Dometic President and CEO Juan Vargues says Blomquist played an important role in the company’s development in recent years and built a professional and efficient finance organization.

“He was instrumental in taking the company public and has successfully initiated a number of key activities making us the company we are today,” Vargues says. “I want to sincerely thank Per-Arne for his contribution, and I wish him great success in the future.”