In support of company growth, Matrix Fitness has strengthened its UK hospitality sales team with the appointment of Richard Kirk as Hospitality Sales Executive.

Richard joins with over 10 years’ experience in the industry, bringing an understanding of health club management, sales, marketing and new business to the team.

Nigel Tapping, Head of Sales Hospitality Sector at Matrix Fitness UK, comments: “We are really excited to welcome Richard to the team. With a valuable mix of operational, hospitality and sales  experience, he is perfectly placed to support our growth in the hospitality sector and ensure the highest level of service to our key accounts.”

Richard joins a team led by Nigel Tapping, Head of Hospitality Sector at Matrix Fitness UK and overseen by James Blower, Matrix Fitness Director of Sales Hospitality EMEA & APAC.

Tapping adds: “The Hospitality and Spa sector is a fast growing sector, evolving rapidly with innovation and customer experience demand and therefore we’re expanding our team to maximise service and opportunities within this sector as well as build on 2018 with a bigger team focused on this market and development plans and announcements that we will be unveiling later in 2019.”

The Matrix Fitness hospitality sales team had a record breaking year in 2018, making this sector a strategic area for expansion. There is increasing crossover between fitness and hospitality, with growing expectations and demands set by the consumer allowing the Matrix Fitness team to be progressively creative and innovative with the hospitality and spa sector in order to collaborate and assist the design of some incredibly innovative and unique facilities.

Commenting on his new role, Richard says: “This role represents a great opportunity for me to explore a new avenue of the hospitality and leisure industry. Matrix is the fastest growing fitness company and it is exciting to be a part of that growth! I have always enjoyed working with people, building strong connections and client rapport and look forward to bringing this to my new role.”

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About Matrix Fitness

Matrix Fitness – the fastest-growing commercial fitness brand in the world – is the commercial brand of Johnson Health Tech. Matrix comprises a complete range of premium, commercial-grade cardiovascular and strength-training equipment for health clubs and other fitness facilities. See more at uk.matrixfitness.com