Mark Smith Assumes Role as CEO of 24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc.


SAN RAMON, Calif. - Aug. 22, 2014

24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc. announced that Mark Smith has stepped into his role as Chief Executive Officer. Smith was named CEO when AEA Investors, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and Fitness Capital Partners completed their acquisition of the Company from Forstmann Little & Co.

“I’m delighted to be working with the Company’s incredibly talented executives and all of our dedicated team members. Together, we will put this great company on a path to even greater success,” said Mark Smith. “I’d like to thank the leadership team for their support in a seamless transition from the acquisition to our next chapter.”

About 24 Hour Fitness

Headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., 24 Hour Fitness is a leading health club industry pioneer, serving nearly 4 million members in more than 400 clubs across the U.S. For more than 30 years, the company has been dedicated to helping members change their lives and reach their individual fitness goals. With convenient club locations, personal training services, popular group exercise classes and a variety of strength, cardio and functional training equipment, 24 Hour Fitness offers fitness solutions for everyone.

Please call 1-800-224-0240 or visit for more information and to find the club nearest you. 

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