The Gym Group appoints Luke Tait as CFO
The Gym Group has appointed Luke Tait as its new chief financial officer.
The gym operator said on Tuesday that Tait is expected to start in October and will join the board of directors.
He is currently group CFO of restaurant chain Nando's, having joined in 2017. From 2004 to 2017 he held various finance roles at Upper Crust owner SSP, including CFO of the UK and US businesses and group corporate finance director, culminating as group financial controller.
Prior to that, Tait - a qualified accountant - worked for caterer Compass Group and Close Brothers Corporate Finance.
Chief executive Richard Darwin said: "I am delighted that we have been able to attract someone of Luke's calibre to join our board and executive team. His extensive experience across global leisure businesses will be hugely beneficial as we implement our ambitious growth plans in the years ahead and continue to make fitness accessible for all."