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Paul Bowman to leave Fit For Sport for overseas post

Fit For Sport commercial director Paul Bowman, is set to leave the company this month to take up a new post with virtual group exercise provider Wexer Virtual.

Bowman who joined Fit For Sport in January 2013, will depart on 19 September to become the new global sales and marketing director at the Danish company. The role will see Bowman responsible for all international markets, with a large emphasis on the UK/European Market, to support the company’s global expansion.

"It’s been a fantastic 18 months here at Fit For Sport and it’s a decision I have not been able to take lightly, I am disappointed to be leaving with so much more to achieve here,” said Bowman.

“However, the opportunity to bring digital fitness to the masses was a huge opportunity for me, it’s a pathway I strongly believe in and one I felt I needed to pursue. I would like to wish everyone at Fit For Sport and all our great partners that are committed to getting kids active, the very best for the future.”

Fit For Sport commercial director Paul Bowman, is set to leave the company this month to take up a new post with virtual group exercise provider Wexer Virtual.
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News

Paul Bowman to leave Fit For Sport for overseas post

Fit For Sport commercial director Paul Bowman, is set to leave the company this month to take up a new post with virtual group exercise provider Wexer Virtual.

Bowman who joined Fit For Sport in January 2013, will depart on 19 September to become the new global sales and marketing director at the Danish company. The role will see Bowman responsible for all international markets, with a large emphasis on the UK/European Market, to support the company’s global expansion.

"It’s been a fantastic 18 months here at Fit For Sport and it’s a decision I have not been able to take lightly, I am disappointed to be leaving with so much more to achieve here,” said Bowman.

“However, the opportunity to bring digital fitness to the masses was a huge opportunity for me, it’s a pathway I strongly believe in and one I felt I needed to pursue. I would like to wish everyone at Fit For Sport and all our great partners that are committed to getting kids active, the very best for the future.”

Fit For Sport commercial director Paul Bowman, is set to leave the company this month to take up a new post with virtual group exercise provider Wexer Virtual.
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Statistics
Hybrid work practices are seeing people combining commuting with working from home – gym operators must ensure they can match this new behaviour
HCM Magazine
Running
Running booms when health clubs and gyms are closed. Could this enthusiasm result in treadmill training becoming the new spinning? Kath Hudson reports
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Sponsored
Active IQ is launching courses to upskill fitness professionals to work in social prescribing, extending the reach of the industry
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Les Mills is launching a new digital network called Les Mills Connect to help clubs build back better and emerge from the pandemic with a stronger business
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
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