CFO Appointment 03 October 2018

The Gym Group plc announces that Mark George has been appointed to the Board as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).  Mark will join the business and the Board on 31 October 2018.

Mark has held senior roles in finance, strategy and general management in a number of leading consumer businesses including Tesco, Asos and most recently Auto Trader PLC, where he was Deputy CFO and a member of the Operational Leadership Team. He started his career as a management consultant with McKinsey & Co.

There is no further information which would require disclosure under 9.6.13R of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority.

Richard Darwin, CEO of The Gym Group, said:

"I am delighted that Mark has agreed to join The Gym Group as CFO.  He brings considerable experience in listed consumer facing businesses with a strong digital proposition and will strengthen our management team in a number of key areas. I look forward to him supporting the next stage of our rapid growth."

Mark George said:

"I am very pleased to be joining The Gym Group and look forward to working with the team to build on its strong market position."


The Gym Group
Richard Darwin, CEO
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Oliver Cardigan
Toby Adcock
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Matthew Smallwood
Justine Warren
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