World Gym Appoints New CEO and COO
Lewis Stanton has been appointed chief executive officer and will oversee day-to-day management of the brand. Former CEO Guy Cammilleri will step into the role of non-executive Chairman of the Board.
“World Gym is a storied brand that helped to shape the modern fitness industry as we know it,” said Stanton, in a statement. “I am honored to lead this passionate team and to continue to grow this company globally. We are focused on helping our franchised and corporate gyms reopen and be successful.”
In addition, Jarrod Saracco has been named chief operations officer. In his role, he will oversee operations of all corporate-owned gym locations and support franchisee operations.
“Working with our corporate-owned gyms and several of the franchisees over the last few weeks, I have seen the talent and limitless potential in the World Gym family,” said Saracco, in a statement. “I am looking forward to growing this iconic fitness brand by leading our operations team, supporting all of our corporate-owned and franchised World Gym locations and ultimately, helping our more than 1,000,000 members in 15 countries achieve their fitness goals. I’m excited for what lies ahead.”
World Gym has more than 200 locations in 15 countries, and added 39 new gyms in 2019.