TORONTO, March 23, 2012 /CNW/ - Go RVing Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Mahony as the new Executive Director of Go RVing Canada, effective March 2012. Christopher brings in a strong presence, credibility and adeptness in collaborating with all levels of management, media, stakeholders and the public.
"Go RVing Canada is thrilled to have Christopher join our team in the role of Executive Director," said Jeff Hanemaayer, Chairman of the Go RVing Canada Board. "Christopher's broad business, association and communications expertise, along with his enthusiasm for the RV lifestyle, will bring in a whole range of exciting new ideas to the table."
Christopher joins Go RVing Canada from his most recent Executive Director role for the International Confectionery Association. He is a strong leader in managing and maintaining marketing strategies with ad agencies and PR firms. In addition, he holds 10 plus years of Board experience with national associations.
"I am delighted to join Go RVing Canada in my new role," said Mahony. "I have had a long-growing passion for RVing which began when I first drove across Canada in 2001. I am very much looking forward to continuing to showcase the fun, freedom and flexibility associated with RV travel - and not only that, it is incredibly affordable!"
Go RVing Canada recently released the results of a new survey conducted by PKF Consulting that reported that depending on the type of RV, an RV vacation can be up to 78 percent less expensive than any other form of vacation travel.
"In 2011, RV sales surged to near pre-recession levels as families discovered the value of an RV vacation," concluded Mahony. "It is clear that a growing number of Canadians continue to pursue the RV lifestyle as an affordable vacation choice and an incredible travel option for their families."
The Go RVing Canada coalition was formed in 1997, and consists of RV manufacturers, RV dealers and campground operators. The coalition serves as the Canadian RV camping industry ambassador to provide the public and media with information about the benefits of RV use and travel. The coalition also seeks to enhance consumer information and satisfaction with the RV experience. For more information, please visit www.GoRVing.ca.
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