Martin & Vleminckx, a world leader in the design, fabrication and installation of traditional wooden roller coasters, has appointed Nathan Jones as its new president.
“We are very excited to have Nathan joins the Martin & Vleminckx team,” said Alan Vleminckx, founder and chairman of Martin & Vleminckx. “Nathan’s depth of expertise and respected industry leadership will usher in an exciting new chapter for Martin & Vleminckx that will build on our successful track record in the industry.”
Jones bring over 24 years of theme park and attraction manufacturing experience to Martin & Vleminckx. He has held executive management positions at high-profile attraction manufacturers such as WhiteWater, Vekoma Rides and Brogent Technology, driving substantial change through periods of significant growth at each company.
As an active contributor and participant within the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA), Jones currently serves as vice president on the executive committee, board member on the international board, and chairperson of the diversity, equity, inclusion & accessibility committee.
Previous president Pierre Cloutier will transition to CEO of Martin & Vleminckx, offering long-term strategic input while handling day-to-day operations over to Jones.
Nathan Jones added: “I am thrilled to join the team at Martin & Vleminckx at such an exciting time. I am inspired by the vision for the future and to be part of this executive team with the clear goal to deliver the best attractions in the industry.”