24 Hour Fitness USA Inc said May 16 that it named Chris Roussos as its CEO. Roussos was previously CEO of Epic Health Services. 24 Hour Fitness® is owned by AEA Investors, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Fitness Capital Partners.
SAN RAMON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc. announced today that Chris Roussos has been named Chief Executive Officer. 24 Hour Fitness® is owned by AEA Investors, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Fitness Capital Partners.
During his career, Roussos has driven the success of fast-growth, multi-unit companies. Most recently, he served as CEO of Epic Health Services, and his rise from business entrepreneur to head of private-equity backed companies has earned industry recognition. Roussos brings all of his talents, a passion for fitness and mission-based companies to his new role with 24 Hour Fitness.
“I am elated to join such a strong company with an extremely talented executive team and enthusiastic, driven team members,” said Chris Roussos, CEO, 24 Hour Fitness. “24 Hour Fitness is well-positioned for future growth, and I look forward to the collaboration that will help us to achieve future success. I’d like to thank the Board of Directors and leaders of 24 Hour Fitness for this opportunity to lead such a revered company.”
Frank Napolitano, President, 24 Hour Fitness, said, “Chris is a strong, engaging leader with a proven record for driving results at growth companies. He has tremendous energy and a vision for our company that gives us continuity as we continue on our path to greater success.”
About 24 Hour Fitness
Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., 24 Hour Fitness is a leading health club industry pioneer, serving nearly 4 million members in over 400 clubs across the U.S. For more than 30 years, the company has been dedicated to helping members change their lives and reach their individual fitness goals. With convenient club locations, personal training services, popular GX24® studio classes and a variety of strength, cardio and functional training equipment, 24 Hour Fitness offers fitness solutions for everyone.
Please visit 24hourfitness.com for more information and to find the club nearest you.