Leisure Sports Hospitality announced it has added two new people to its senior executive management team. Erin Gilmour Watson will assume the role of senior vice president of growth, and Noah Rolland has been promoted to senior vice president of strategy and innovation.
The two new roles were added in response to Leisure Sports’ plan to expand its diverse portfolio of properties and services. According to the company, in their new roles Watson and Rolland will help drive the opening of new sites, fitness club acquisitions and the expansion of strategic partnerships.
Rolland has been with Leisure Sports since 2015, when he joined 2G Fitness, a subsidiary of Leisure Sports. In his new role, Rolland will continue the development of new club platforms and programs that drive company-wide growth. Prior to Leisure Sports, Rolland held roles with TRX, Equinox, Crunch, Carmel Valley Ranch and the Rancho La Puerta Spa.
“Noah shares our values, business focus and drive for innovation,” said Steve Gilmour, the president and CEO of Leisure Sports, in a press release. “His extensive experience within the fitness industry coupled with a proven record to drive growth within an organization make him an extraordinary leader for our team.”
Watson joined Leisure Sports more than 13 years ago, and has held roles including general manager of The Studio, a Leisure Sports boutique fitness club brand, and vice president of development for 2G Fitness. According to Leisure Sports, as the senior vice president, Watson will serve as the vanguard for growth and expansion efforts across the company, including the continued evolution of the existing boutique fitness platform.
“Over the course of her career, Erin as has held several critical leadership roles where she has successfully implemented strategies that have strengthened and enhanced our business and our brands,” continued Gilmour. “Erin and Noah will be essential assets as we continue to grow with new products and develop strong strategic partnerships.”