LivingWell, the health club division of Hilton Group plc, has made two senior operational appointments.
Joining LivingWell’s Executive team in the role of Regional Director for the North, Chris Rushton’s main focus will be to manage the health clubs operator`s portfolio of 12 northern-based Premier clubs.
Chris, aged 39, joined LivingWell two years ago as Senior General Manager for Peterborough Premier. He quickly established the club to be one of LivingWell’s most successful in the UK, and was instrumental in Peterborough being awarded the prestigious industry `Club of the Year Flame` award.
Matt Tailby, aged 31, has been promoted to the position of Regional Manager, overseeing a portfolio of 18 hotel-based LivingWell health clubs.
Matt joined LivingWell six years ago as health and fitness instructor at East Midlands Airport and progressed to General Manager at Manchester Premier. Most recently he has had four very successful years at Newcraighall as Senior General Manager.
Both positions will report into Keith Burnet who has recently been appointed Operational Director for LivingWell.
Keith Burnet said of the appointments, “LivingWell is committed to developing and promoting employees from within the business. Both Chris and Matt bring with them a wealth of experience in managing two of our most successful clubs and demonstrate a fantastic commitment and passion for the industry. These two appointments are instrumental in helping LivingWell to deliver against its strategic objectives and to develop and mature its UK based business”.
Picture: LivingWell Regional Director for the North, Chris Rushton.