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Oxygen Freejumping strengthens board with CFO appointment

Ross's experience will be invaluable as we expand our business through acquisitions and organic growth
– David Stalker, CEO of Oxygen Freejumping

UK trampoline park operator Oxygen Freejumping has appointed Ross Chester to its board as chief financial officer.

Chester, who has more than 20 years’ experience working in the health and fitness industry, has held roles that include CFO at LA Fitness, where he played a leading role in its sale to Pure Gym in 2015.

Chester trained with accountancy and business advisory firm BDO in London, specialising in advising public limited companies and multi-site retail and consumer businesses.

“Ross brings with him a wealth of commercial and financial experience in the leisure sector which will be invaluable for us as we continue to expand our business through both acquisitions and organic growth,” said David Stalker, CEO of Oxygen Freejumping. “Between us we have worked in some of the biggest and best names in leisure and we look forward to working together as we plan and execute the next phase of Oxygen’s growth strategy.”

In July, Oxygen Freejumping bought Air Space Trampoline in a multi-million pound deal. The acquisition was part of Oxygen’s strategy to reach 20 parks by the end of 2018. It currently operates 10 sites in the UK.

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Trampoline park operator Oxygen Freejumping has appointed Ross Chester to its board as chief financial officer.
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Chester, who has more than 20 years’ experience working in the health and fitness industry, has held roles that include CFO at LA Fitness, where he played a leading role in its sale to Pure Gym in 2015.

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“Ross brings with him a wealth of commercial and financial experience in the leisure sector which will be invaluable for us as we continue to expand our business through both acquisitions and organic growth,” said David Stalker, CEO of Oxygen Freejumping. “Between us we have worked in some of the biggest and best names in leisure and we look forward to working together as we plan and execute the next phase of Oxygen’s growth strategy.”

In July, Oxygen Freejumping bought Air Space Trampoline in a multi-million pound deal. The acquisition was part of Oxygen’s strategy to reach 20 parks by the end of 2018. It currently operates 10 sites in the UK.

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