HVIA appoints CMV’s Miles Crawford to the Board

The Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia Board.is delighted to announce that Mr Miles Crawford has joined the board by filling a casual vacancy.

Miles Crawford is Operations Manager at CMV Group, a large and diverse operation that includes one of Australia’s largest heavy vehicle dealership groups.

The decision to appoint someone of Mr Crawford’s calibre was unequivocally endorsed by all HVIA’s Directors.

“The breadth of Miles’ experience will be a great asset to our Board; particularly noting how he has been applying his passion and knowledge with CMV Group in the areas of technology, transformation and people,” HVIA CEO Todd Hacking said.

“Representing the full life cycle of heavy vehicles, dealerships and their service centres are a strong growth area in our membership,” Mr Hacking said.

“While we have a very strong value proposition across all sectors of the heavy vehicle industry, we continue to build on that to ensure our efforts are focused on the things that enable and drive the industry’s growth and prosperity.

“That includes ensuring that the case for fleet renewal is strongly advocated, particularly to ensure that safety technologies are universally adopted.

“Miles also brings fresh insights into workforce and career path development and a passion for developing our industry’s skills and resources.”

Mr Crawford’s career in the heavy vehicle industry began at Volvo Group Australia in the development and industrialisation of heavy-duty trucks.

He then ventured to Canada to lead key projects with Westport Fuel Systems, developing alternative powertrain solutions with major European and Asian truck manufacturers.

Mr Crawford says he has a strong focus on technological developments that improve the productivity, performance and the safety of heavy vehicles on Australian roads.

“At CMV Group, we are constantly evolving our operations and customer engagement to ensure we continue to provide superior service to our business partners,” he says.

“New technology and operational systems are a key focus in our ongoing development and future success.  I am excited to join the HVIA Board and use my skills and experience to the betterment of the entire heavy vehicle industry,” Mr Crawford concluded.

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