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Company Overview of Gold's Gym International, Inc.

Company Overview

Gold's Gym International, Inc. operates a chain of fitness gyms in the United States and internationally. It offers group exercise programs, including Zumba, yoga, group cycling, mixed martial arts, muscle endurance training, and Pilates. The company also provides services in the areas of strength training/cardio, diet and nutrition, fitness related medical information, celebrity training, sports training, senior fitness, youth fitness, pre- and post-natal, motivation, diabetes, obesity, sports psychology, and stretching exercises. In addition, it engages in franchising gyms. Gold's Gym International, Inc. was formerly known as Gold's Gym Enterprises, Inc. The company was founded in 1965 and...

4001 Maple Avenue

Suite 200

Dallas, TX 75219

United States

Founded in 1965





Key Executives for Gold's Gym International, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
President and Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Owner of Gold's Gym Paramus and President of The Gold's Gym Franchise Association
Senior Vice President of Franchising
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Gold's Gym International, Inc. Key Developments

Gold's Gym Enters into Footwear Partnership with Vibram

Gold's Gym entered into a footwear partnership with Vibram. Vibram will develop a Gold's Gym FiveFinger cross training shoe in collaboration with Gold's Gym Fitness Experts.

Gold's Gym Names Jolynda Ward as Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Gold's Gym named Jolynda Ward as senior vice president of human resources. At Gold's Gym, Ward will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company's training programs, career growth initiatives, company culture and organizational development. Prior to joining Gold's Gym, Ward oversaw employee service initiatives at Pillar Hotels & Resorts, focusing specifically on the areas of talent acquisition, benefits, employee development, risk and compliance.

Gold's Gym Appoints Konstantinos Pappous as New Chief Operating Officer

Gold's Gym announced that it has hired Konstantinos Pappous as its new chief operating officer. With more than 20 years of leadership experience in the health club industry, Pappous brings a strong track record of driving club growth as well as a reputation for developing talent and managing teams. In addition, he has tremendous insight into all areas of club operations. Starting out as a fitness instructor in 1994, he steadily rose through the ranks at 24 Hour Fitness. After holding multiple positions, including general manager, district manager and regional vice president, he was eventually promoted to senior vice president of operations. In this role, he was responsible for managing 162 clubs, 8,500 associates and 1.8 million members. Most recently, Pappous served as regional vice president at the Bay Club Company. He was responsible for the transformation of the upscale property, talent development and mergers and acquisitions.

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