In recognition of life membership. MR JOHN WOOD SENIOR. John’s business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit begun at an early age He started off buying, refurbishing and selling second hand caravans. In 1964, fleetwood caravans was born.
MR JOHN WOOD SENIOR
He started off buying, refurbishing and selling second hand caravans
retail outlets in western australia.
His marketing abilities and work ethic are a hallmark of his business.
As the Chief executive officer of fleetwood, john was determined to set the company apart from others.
was determined to never compromise
on quality or integrity.
Formally known as the caravan trades & industries association (inc.) of w.a.
“I recall an excited Sir David Brand, WA’s first Minister for Tourism, saying the award would come to symbolise the pinnacle achievement in WA Tourism.
How insightful his vision!”
John A Wood.
Recognising excellence in tourism
john wood, lady brand & Sir david brand
“Sir David Brand and Fleetwood intended for the awards to go on in perpetuity. I thank successive WA Governments, Industry Associations and importantly many unsung industry stalwarts for having the belief to ensure that vision continues.”John A Wood.
In 1987, fleetwood expanded into caravan parks and the manufacture of park homes
This became the driving force behind the first caravan, camping and Park home
show in 1975.
the caravan & camping shows
his own time and personal resources willingly.
In 1974 when cyclone Tracy hit darwin,
john sent tents to help those affected.
but his legacy still continues to this day
MR RICHARD RAVEN
Raven caravans – commenced early 1950’s by Richard\'s father & grandfather
at the young age of 17
coromal caravan dealership in 1978
Where the dream was brought to life
It was an opportunity to showcase
the coromal brand
Richard, with rongadeke from cil insurance, receiving the award for best stand at the caravan and camping show
Caravan industry association w.a.
Chairman of the show committee…
Chairman of the promotions committee…
Vice president – trades…
(in excess of 20 continuous years)
Committee of management member (rvmaa)
Director of rvmaustralia
In 2000, coromal caravans received an award at the ‘caravans of the millenium’ awards
Friends of richard with their 4th coromal
To ‘ricardo the magnificent’!
the caravan & camping lifestyle
is that a chair you’re standing on?
A proud husband, dad & grandfather
- it’s a lifestyle thing!