The international fitness group continues to champion the #OneTeam mentality by investing in the Snap Fitness team, infrastructure and franchise support with more than 100 clubs Europe
CHANHASSEN, Minnesota, October 21, 2020 / PRNewswire / – Snap Fitness, the world's leading 24/7 fitness concept providing members with a happy and healthy lifestyle, today announced the recovery of the UK and the UK Ireland Market from its master developer.
As part of the global fitness brand's #OneTeam initiative, which seeks to help its team members and franchisees run businesses in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines, Snap Fitness continues to invest internally in the rapidly growing UK market. Investments include infrastructure development, club growth, franchise support, and innovative product and technology offerings.
Jon Cottam, previously managing director, Europe of Lift Brands (parent company of Snap Fitness) will now serve as CEO for EMEA as the company builds and continues to develop its programs across the board Europe and other areas for Snap Fitness and Sister Fitness Concept 9Round. Cottam, who joined Lift Brands in 2018, is an industry veteran of fitness management.
"We have some incredible growth opportunities in our newfound market," he said Alison McElroy, President, International & Chief Legal Officer at Lift Brands Global. "I know Jon will continue to excel in this new leadership role and manage costs for both brands as we continue to grow and build businesses in EMEA."
"We are proud of the work we have done so far to support our small business owners," he said Ty Menzies, global CEO of Lift Brands. "We will continue to look for additional ways to invest in operations and connect our employees – both locally and globally – as we work together to help our Snap Fitness community weather the COVID-19 storm."
In 2020, Snap Fitness surpassed 100 clubs in Europe and opened five new clubs around the world in September alone, with the very first Japan The location is to be opened in vember.
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About Snap Fitness:
Snap Fitness is the world's most rewarding 24/7 fitness concept with over 2,000 clubs open or planned to be developed in over 20 countries. Snap Fitness gives members the chance to see real results. We offer the latest in fitness technology, a variety of exercise options, personal training, and the most supportive fitness community around the world. We have been a major fitness brand since 2003 and are constantly developing together with the most important fitness trends in order to achieve results for every body!
About Lift Brands:
Lift Brands is a leading innovator in the fitness industry as the parent brand of several fitness franchises and fitness brands worldwide, including Snap Fitness, YogaFit Studios franchise, Fitness On Demand and minority partner of the global 9Round franchise. With over 1 million members and 2,000 open or planned locations and locations in over 26 countries, Lift Brands delivers results through the most rewarding fitness experiences in the world and changes lives every day. More information about Lift Brands can be found at www.liftbrands.com.
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