Doug Whyte: RV Suppliers’ Voice on RVIA Board
Doug Whyte, president of Dometic Corp., was recently appointed to the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) board of directors in representation of industry suppliers.
“It’s a great honor to be appointed by the RVIA board of directors to represent Dometic and the association’s best interests,” said Whyte in a news release. “I take the responsibilities and importance of this position very seriously, and I look forward to the opportunity to serve on the board.”
Board members fill seats from a variety of categories in the RV industry and serve three-year terms to effectively manage the affairs of the association.
“It will be a privilege to join with the other board members and RVIA executives to deal with current issues as well as long-range planning for the greater good of the industry,” Whyte stated. “I will do my utmost to continue the legacy of unification and market-viability for our industry’s well-being.”
Prior to his position at Dometic, Whyte held leadership positions with companies such as Ford Motor Co. and Ingersoll Rand, including serving as president of the Wenzel Co., where he was responsible for commercial and consumer products for outdoor leisure, home comfort, camping, hiking, hospitality and other applications.
Dometic Group is a customer-driven, global provider of leisure products for the RV, automotive, truck, marine, lodging and medical markets. Dometic supplies the industry with a complete range of air conditioners, refrigerators, awnings, cookers, sanitation systems, lighting, mobile power equipment, comfort and safety solutions, windows, doors and other equipment that make life more comfortable away from home. Dometic also provides specially designed refrigerators for hotel rooms, offices, wine storage and transport and storage of medical products. Dometic products are sold in almost 100 countries and are produced mainly in wholly-owned production facilities around the world.