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COTTAGE GROVE Wis. (January 16, 2018) — Johnson Health Tech (JHT) today named Michael Conlan Managing Director of the JHT-Australia office. Conlan, who joins JHT with extensive experience across the sporting goods and commercial fitness industry, will oversee all operations of the Melbourne-based JHT-AU, including sales, service and operations of both the home-use and commercial business serving Australia and New Zealand.
Conlan is a sporting goods industry veteran, having served in senior management roles for several global companies. He spent 10 years with Nike in roles of increasing responsibility, including Australian Sales Director and Sub-Regional Sales Director for Asia Pacific & Africa. He then moved to Reebok where he served as vice president of footwear for Asia Pacific and was promoted to president of Reebok Korea. In 2012 Conlan started a three-year stint as the CEO of the Australia Football League (AFL) Queensland, returning to the league in which he competed for 13 years. Most recently Conlan served as president of Korea for Amer Sports, parent company to the Precor Fitness brand.
“For Johnson Health Tech to become the biggest and best fitness company in the world, we must have world-class leadership in each and every subsidiary we operate,” said Jason Lo, CEO of Johnson Health Tech Co., Ltd. “Michael’s proven results in his previous roles, including his experience in the sporting goods sector and commercial fitness industry, have prepared him to further build on the progress we’ve made in the Australian market, and I believe he will help us achieve our goal. We’re pleased to welcome him to the JHT family.”
“It’s an exciting time to join Johnson Health Tech,” stated Conlan. “The company’s brands are strong; both the current product offering and the future pipeline are incredibly solid; and the global leadership team is truly committed to the Asia Pacific region. I’m honored to help lead the Australian team to achieve the industry-leading results that I know it can.”
For more information about Johnson Health Tech, visit www.johnsonhealthtech.com.
About Johnson Health Tech
Johnson Health Tech, Inc. (JHT), Taiwan, is among the world’s largest and fastest-growing fitness equipment manufacturers and is home to some of the most respected brands in the fitness industry, including: Matrix, Vision, and Horizon. The company manufactures a wide assortment of fitness equipment for both commercial and residential use, including treadmills, elliptical trainers, exercise bikes and strength training equipment. JHT’s global management headquarters is based in Taichung, Taiwan, with global product development, marketing and engineering based in Cottage Grove, Wis.