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Company Overview of Gold's Gym International, Inc.

Company Overview

Gold's Gym International, Inc. operates a chain of co-ed gyms in the United States and internationally. It offers equipment and services, including group exercise, personal training, cardiovascular equipment, Pilates, yoga, group cycling, mixed martial arts, and muscle endurance training programs. The company also provides health and fitness programs, including personal training and customized conditioning programs, and various heart-pumping group exercise classes. In addition, it engages in franchising gyms. The company was founded in 1965 and is based in Dallas, Texas. As of July 21, 2004, Gold's Gym International, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of TRT Holdings, Inc.

4001 Maple Avenue

Suite 200

Dallas, TX 75219

United States

Founded in 1965

Key Executives for Gold's Gym International, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Owner of Gold's Gym Paramus and President of The Gold's Gym Franchise Association
Senior Vice President of Franchising
Managing Partner of Gold's Gym Grand Junction
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Gold's Gym International, Inc. Key Developments

Gold's Gym Plans to Open New Gym Locations in Domestic and International Markets

Gold's Gym boasts the opening of 14 new gym locations within key domestic and international markets. Led by the return of the brand to the Greater Cleveland, OH area, Gold's Gym is expanding on both the corporate and franchise sides, domestically and internationally. In addition to the highly anticipated return of the Gold's Gym brand to the Northeast Ohio communities of Akron and Cleveland, first quarter of 2014 saw expansion across established key markets such as Austin and San Antonio, TX and St. Louis, MO. Spring of 2014 will mark another entry into a major market for the brand with two unique gyms set to open in New Orleans, LA. With more than 425 U.S. locations currently in operation and more planned over the next 12-18 months, including new locations in Colorado, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Texas - domestic growth is expected to continue throughout 2014 and beyond. By the end of this year, the brand expects to have more than 300 locations internationally, spurred by the growth of the Canadian market, and the development of a new Master franchise group in Australia.

Gold's Gym Signs Largest Non-US Development Agreement with Australia Deal

Gold's Gym has signed an agreement to open a number of new gyms in Australia. Signed in the fourth quarter of 2013, this is the largest development agreement outside of the United States in Gold's Gym history. Committed to opening a minimum of 50 gyms over the next 10 years -- including the two pre-existing Gold's Gym locations in Fyshwick and Gungahlin -- the company has partnered with the owners of Aussie Supplements.

Gold's Gym International, Inc. Appoints Michael Cobb as Chief Marketing Officer

Gold's Gym International, Inc. announced the addition of Michael Cobb as Chief Marketing Officer. In addition to the iconic brand's marketing efforts, Cobb will be responsible for key growth areas like corporate wellness and business development. Bringing with him more than 10 years of senior experience activating national consumer brands such as KFC, Pepsi, Frito-Lay and Pizza Hut, among others, Cobb will spearhead all national marketing efforts for Gold's Gym. Cobb is an energetic leader with proven track record of business transformation, growth and innovation. Most recently, Cobb served as the president of Inspirus.

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