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Myzone, the leading provider of wearable technology solutions for the global fitness sector, has appointed ex CEO of UKActive, David Stalker as Chief Executive Officer for the EMEA region.
David has spent his career in the leisure, health and fitness industry. He is known for his many successes in senior-level roles including Bladerunner, Leisure Connection, CIMSPA and UKActive. For the past three years, he has been CEO of the UK’s largest trampolining provider Oxygen Free Jumping.
David will lead the EMEA executive team to expand its direct operations in mainland Europe while continuing to support its existing Myzone partners. He will be working closely with Myzone founder and group CEO Dave Wright and will also sit on the Myzone Board.
Confirming the new appointment, Dave Wright said:
“This is such a humbling and exciting personnel announcement. There is one thing having a product that we believe can help change the health of the world, but to have the calibre of staff that commit to working to achieve that objective is quite thrilling. I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Dave Stalker for many years, including as a Board Director of UKActive. Those that know him understand the level of passion and leadership he has for this industry and his ability to practice what he preaches by using Myzone.”
With over 6,000 facilities across 64 countries, Europe is a key region for Myzone with expansion plans across the continent. David has a strong European pedigree ensuring this is a success.
On being appointed, David Stalker stated:
“I have observed Myzone’s excellence over many years and I'm delighted to be joining forces with such a widely respected firm. I look forward to working with this talented, professional and passionate team to help drive forward and deliver the company’s ambition to be the global leader in the wearable tech sector of the health and fitness industry”
Myzone delivers a wearable and digital technology solution for the fitness industry.
The wearable fitness tracker shows and rewards effort when you work out. Myzone displays real-time heart rate, calories, and intensity with five simple color-coded personalized zones. The telemetry can be displayed collectively in group settings and exercise classes, or individually direct to your smartphone via the Myzone app. The app allows engagement, motivation, and communities to flourish.
Myzone amplifies the group exercise experience; it provides valuable data for personal training departments with built-in challenges, personal goals, gamification and an online social community, users are motivated to sustain physical activity through a fun, engaging, and inclusive platform.
Represented in over 6,000 facilities in 65+ countries and translated into 19 languages, Myzone is used by health & fitness clubs, corporate wellness sites, educational establishments or anyone wanting to track their physical activity. In 2018 Myzone has been recognized by IHRSA as the Associate Member of the Year. For more information, visit https://www.myzone.org/