Canada: CAVU Designwerks Welcomes Nathan Jones as New COO
Yesterday, Canada-based ride system manufacturer CAVU Designwerks announced the appointment of Nathan Jones (photo) as new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the company. With more than 22 years of experience in several management positions at renowned supplier companies in the leisure industry – most recently as President of “Park Attractions” at WhiteWater West – Jones is known as an industry veteran. In addition, he held senior key positions with companies including Vekoma Rides and Brogent Technologies.
“We are excited to have Nathan as part of the CAVU team. He compliments our strong performance-oriented culture, and we believe his impressive reputation for execution and achieving results makes him the right choice for ensuring operational excellence across the company as we evolve into our next stage of company growth,” says Peter R. Schnabel, CEO of CAVU.
Nathan Jones, who is also serving as Vice President of the Themed Entertainment Association’s (TEA) Executive Committee (amongst other honorary offices), comments: “There are few companies in the industry that have delivered the caliber of attractions that CAVU has over the past 5-years. The talented employee base and proven ability to execute on such complex projects provides a solid foundation for our forward trajectory and I am thrilled to join and contribute to the growth of such an exciting team.” (eap)