Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

World Gym Australia promotes Amanda Fraser to Chief Operating Officer role

World Gym Australia promotes Amanda Fraser to Chief Operating Officer role
February 10, 2021

World Gym Australia has announced the promotion of Amanda Fraser to Chief Operating Officer of World Gym Australia and Proarc International, World Gym’s master franchise in Australia.

Fraser, who joined World Gym in 2008 at World Gym Penrith, Proarc’s first Australian World Gym location, has played an integral part of growing World Gym Australia.

First elevated as National Franchise Manager, as Chief Operating Officer she will now be responsible for all operations at World Gyms in Australia managed by Proarc International and supporting operations at all franchised locations.

Commenting on the appointment, World Gym Australia Director, Jonathan Davie stated “Amanda has been an invaluable part of our team for a long time.

“She has worked tirelessly to grow the World Gym Australia network, collaborating with franchisees, suppliers and members to strengthen World Gym as a brand in Australia.”

Co-Director, Mike Nysten added “Amanda will be able to take her enthusiasm, strategic thinking and commitment to excellence into greater parts of our businesses, strengthening our position and driving our growth into the next decade.”

Looking forward to her new role, Fraser noted “for over a decade, World Gym has helped me pursue my passion for health and fitness.

“Jon and Mike have been great mentors to me as we’ve grown the company in such a thoughtful way.

“In my new role, I’ll be able to help even more people transform their lives through the power of fitness. World Gym helps members get healthier and stronger and helps entrepreneurs transform their passion for fitness into a profitable business.”

News of Fraser’s appointment follows a year of record growth for World Gym Australia, adding over 10,000 new members in 2020. This record growth is particularly impressive considering 2020 was a challenging year when gyms were closed for months at a time due to the global pandemic.

World Gym Australia’s success is due to its best-in-class training facilities with all of the latest equipment, strict cleanliness and safety protocols and the introduction of a new online training platform, World Gym Online. World Gym Online has over 100 live and on-demand workouts from the best World Gym coaches and instructors all across Australia and around the globe. World Gym members can train anywhere and anytime with all the workouts they love, like HIIT, Cardio, Strength, Mind Body, and Core.

Due to the success of the WG Online platform here in Australia, World Gym Global’s solution for online training 'World Gym Anywhere' is now rolling out around the globe.

World Gym Australia will continue to expand with new gyms coming in 2021 in Coffs Harbour, NSW;  Mandurah, Western Australia; Brisbane; the Sunshine Coast and the Greater Sydney, Central Coast and Newcastle areas.

Image: Amanda Fraser (centre) with Jonathan Davie and Mike Nysten. Credit: World Gym Australia.

Related Articles

29th January 2021 - White paper identifies role of technology in driving post COVID fitness operations

20th January 2021 - World Gym Australia announces record year in 2020

12th January 2021 - Masks compulsory in Brisbane fitness and sport centres

2nd December 2020 - Australian Institute of Fitness predicts top industry trends for 2021

22nd November 2020 - IHRSA survey highlights users’ sentiments on the essential role of fitness clubs

6th November 2020 - Australian gymgoers spend an average of $79 a month on memberships

24th September 2020 - Aquatic, fitness and sport facilities headed for membership crisis

31st March 2020 - With clubs closed fitness providers go online

2nd February 2019 - World Gym and Myzone partner to launch World Gym Athletics program in Australia

23rd October 2017 - World Gym franchise opens in Maroochydore

30th March 2017 - Newest World Gym opens in Hunter Valley

13th February 2017 - World Gym announces Australian expansion plans

11th December 2015 - Payment solutions boost performance at World Gym Australia

13th July 2015 - Ashmore’s World Gym still benefiting from The Rock’s visit

26th October 2010 - World Gym acquires California Fitness in Taiwan


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

GEOFF NINNES FONG AND PARTNERS

Geoff Ninnes Fong & Partners (GNFP) is a structural, aquatic and civil engineering consultancy with broad experience in the design of new municipal and institutional swimming pools, hydrotherapy…

read more

Aquatics / Consultants / Design / Venues

 
 

IEDM

iEDM integrate Design, Engineering and Delivery Management services to convert existing spaces into exciting new entertainment venues. Our team consists of highly qualified professionals with diverse…

read more

Consultants / Design

 
 

Yellowbox Lockers

Yellowbox is an Australian technology company that has developed smart locker technology operated through an app with a focus on experience for users and facility managers. Found at Beaches, Aquatic…

read more

Aquatics / Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Security

 
 

SportEng

SPORTENG specialises in the Planning, Design and Construction inspection of Fields of Play for all sports. Blending engineering with the specialist knowledge gained from working closely with sport…

read more

Consultants / Recreation / Sport / Surfaces / Venues

 
 

COMMERCIAL AQUATICS AUSTRALIA

Commercial Aquatics Australia provides aquatic solutions nationwide and is one of the largest and most experienced companies specialising in the design, construction, renovation, service, maintenance…

read more

Aquatics / Design / Play / Waterparks

 
 

TicketSearch Pty Ltd

TicketSearch is focused on providing businesses, organisations, and venues with affordable, efficient, and powerful self-managed ticketing solutions. The organisation has offices in Australia, New…

read more

Attractions / Entertainment / Technology / Ticketing / Venues

 
 

Pricemark Pty Ltd

Pricemark supplies a wide range of custom branded membership & RFID access products for the Health & Leisure Industry. 

read more

Access

 
 

Enta Australasia

As of the 1st July 2018, Enta Australasia Pty Ltd/Best Union has been rebranded as VIVATICKET Pty Ltd.  Click here to view the VIVATICKET Pty Ltd listing.  19th July 2018 - ENTA…

read more

Technology / Ticketing / Venues

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business