Moore steps in
Gerry Ryan quits CIAA
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JAYCO founder and owner Gerry Ryan has
resigned from the board of Australia's peak body for the caravanning
He is being replaced by Jayco chief executive Garry Moore until the
Caravan Industry Association of Australia's November annual general
meeting when he will be subject to renomination and election.
The CIAA said in a statement: "There has been much achieved at a national
level since the merger of CRVA and RVMAA back in 2014, and Gerry has
provided incredible guidance and support during this time as a director,
while making a significant contribution to the board.
"Gerry remains committed to Jayco and Caravan Industry Association of
It said the association was currently busy with trade-based
compliance within the Industry, with working meetings being undertaken to
address how it could achieve better compliance outcomes for industry and
"Based on this, the board determined that it was appropriate to fill the
casual vacancy with an individual who had the necessary background and
experience who could continue to assist the association through these
exciting but challenging times.
"The individual most suited to this was determined to be Garry Moore."
Mr Moore has a wealth of experience in manufacturing and engineering,
previously working both nationally and internationally.
He was executive general manager for Fisher and Paykell in Thailand and
"We welcome Garry and look forward to his valuable contribution over the
coming months," the statement said.
"This will mean that at the upcoming November election there will be six
board vacancies for which nominations from industry personnel will be
called for in September.
"We thank Gerry for his dedicated service to the National Board, and look
forward to working with Garry over the coming months."