FitQuest, industry leaders in human performance monitoring, is pleased to announce that Jim Graham is joining the Board as a non-Executive Director. Graham will assist the business with product and market strategy, and will advise the Board on scaling the operation to deliver its bold growth plans.
Previously Graham was Chief Operating Officer of The Gym Group, the pioneer of the UK low-cost gym market, where he was part of the team that tripled the size of the business and secured a successful return for investors via a main FTSE listing £250m IPO. As COO, Jim was accountable for the proposition, customer management, brand and marketing, technology and HR.
Prior to this, Graham was the Operating Partner at the leading mid-market Private Equity investor Phoenix Equity Partners, where he worked on their £50m investment in The Gym Group. He has held senior positions at Candover Partners, Orange and Accenture and started his career as an engineer in the Royal Navy.
Brian Firth, FitQuest Managing Director, said: ‘This is a really exciting time for FitQuest and we are pleased to welcome Jim to our team to be a part of our growth strategy. With his impressive background in strategy and private equity, I know he will be an invaluable asset to the team. I look forward to seeing what comes next.’
Graham said: “FitQuest has a long history in human performance measurement, unparalleled technology and huge potential. They are perfectly positioned to lead the way in fitness measurement and the creation of actionable fitness insight. I’m thrilled to be joining the Board and am looking forward to working with Brian and his team to help take the company through its next phase of growth.”
He will begin his new role at FitQuest on 14th August.