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Snap Fitness strengthens global leadership team
International franchisor Lift Brands, the parent brand for leading fitness franchises including Snap Fitness, 9Round International Franchise, YogaFit Studios Franchise, and Fitness On Demand, has today announced a series of appointments designed to strengthen its global leadership team, including a new Global Chief Executive and APAC Chief Executive.
Ty Menzies (pictured above), former Lift Brands APAC Chief Executive, has been appointed Lift Brands Global Chief Executive, and will focus on helping each brand navigate business obstacles in the midst of COVID-19.
Menzies notes “even though times are tough right across our network, we have supported each other and remained resilient through our #OneTeam mentality.
“Together, our leadership team is focused on how we can best support our franchisees, and we are excited to see what the future holds as we help the world to prioritise health and fitness.”
Current Lift Brands APAC Chief Operating Officer, Andy Peat (pictured above), has been appointed Lift Brands Global Chief Product Officer. Peat will look to pinpoint areas of opportunity for the brands to make an impact in the lives of franchisees and members.
Menzies’ elevation within the company created an opening for external talent to lead the APAC region, and Lift Brands has appointed experienced franchise executive Chris Caldwell (pictured below) as APAC Chief Executive.
Caldwell will focus on club success and will lead the launch of Snap Fitness in Japan later this year. Over the past 15 years, Caldwell has served in senior executive roles at a variety of organisations instilling confidence and creating momentum, including Bakers Delight, Pie Face and Lenard’s Chicken.
Lift Brands is devoted to investing in team members, adopting a #OneTeam mentality to describe its determination to support franchisees who are running small businesses and weathering the current economic storm. In the APAC region, Lift Brands has responded to a series of club closures resulting from government mandated lockdowns by ceasing corporate billing if a club is closed in order to put franchisees wellbeing above profits.
Image top Lift Brands Global Chief Executive, Ty Menzies; image centre Lift Brands Global Chief Product Officer, Andy Peat; and image above Lift Brands APAC Chief Executive, Chris Caldwell
12th August 2020 - Snap Fitness reports rise in club memberships following COVID lockdown
12th August 2020 - Technogym launches new outdoor fitness concept
11th August 2020 - Fitness facilities at the crossroads and demanding new approaches
7th April 2020 - Two-thirds of the world’s fitness clubs are currently closed
11th March 2020 - Snap Fitness franchisor announces plans for 300 locations in Japan
6th February 2020 - Snap Fitness expands into Tasmania
9th January 2020 - Snap Fitness expands Brisbane Lions partnership
29th November 2019 - Snap Fitness Club defibrillator helps save member’s life
26th November 2019 - Lift Brands’ Ty Menzies joins ExerciseNZ board
1st August 2019 - Asia-Pacific markets targeted by USA fitness franchises
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