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Scott Rolfe replaces Jon Argent as Halo CEO

Halo Leisure’s board of trustees has named enterprise mainstay Scott Rolfe as its new chief executive.

Rolfe joined the leisure operator 12 years ago as one of the founding members of its senior management team and has since been director of operations and managing director of its trading arm.

Rolfe replaces Halo's founding CEO Jon Argent, who has left after 12 years at the helm to become national partnerships director at GLL.

In his new role as Halo chief, Rolfe is tasked with continuing the enterprise's growth as it delivers health, sport and leisure across Herefordshire, Bridgend County and Shropshire.

"Health and wellbeing is now recognised as a priority for local economies and communities – it has never been more important to make sport and fitness initiatives accessible to everyone,” said Rolfe.

“It has never been more important to see leisure providers like Halo working in partnership with health practitioners to prevent health problems and to help more people, get more active, more often.”

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Halo Leisure’s board of trustees has named enterprise mainstay Scott Rolfe as its new chief executive.
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TVS Sports Surfaces
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Physical activity sector leaders, parliamentarians and leading figures in health and business have called for
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Alliance Leisure
Fitness facilities often struggle to increase corporate members. At present, just 14 per cent of
US budget club operator Youfit Health Clubs will begin offering its members genetic testing through
David Stalker, former CEO of ukactive, has been named CEO of Europe, Middle East and
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Is going sub-zero the next big thing in health clubs? We take a closer look at the benefits of cryotherapy and some of the options on offer if you’re thinking of making the leap into the big chill
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Wellness
Our industry needs to get older people significantly more active if the UK is to avoid a major crisis in social care, says a new report. Abi Harris explains what the key findings mean for you
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What role can sport and physical activity play in preventing crime and anti-social behaviour – and are our prisons making the most of this opportunity to change lives? Kate Cracknell reports
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Calisthenics: is it just for hardmen, or is it an alternative activity that could appeal to your crossfitters or those in your free weights area? Kath Hudson reports
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How far is the health club industry from completing its evolution from a niche sector to a mass mainstream movement?
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The IHRSA European Congress, which takes place next month in Lisbon, Portugal, is a must-attend, must-experience event for industry leaders doing business in Europe says IHRSA’s Kristen Walsh
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Every Blaze participant wears their own Myzone heart rate belt, which monitors their pulse and shows work rate in easy to understand colour zones
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I think we’ll start to see more pay-as-you-go concepts, as they offer better value for money and flexibility. HIIT will stay popular and we will see more use of data in workouts to engage people
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We’re focusing on a clustering strategy to ensure our members have got the choice and convenience of having a club near to home and also one which is near to where they work
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