Global fitness company Les Mills International has chosen Brian Gagne as the new CEO of its United States operations.
"We are excited to welcome Brian to the Les Mills team and look forward to insights and experience he will bring to our valued U.S. partners," Keith Burnet, chief operating officer for Les Mills International, said. "He brings a strong understanding of our industry and has the leadership and vision to help lead the next phase of growth for our U.S. business."
Gagne previously served as chief operating officer for Health Fitness Corp. Before that, he served as a director at Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems and as executive director for various Chicago-based medical health and fitness centers.
"Les Mills has a rich history in the evolution and innovation of assisted and social group exercise," Gagne said. "I look forward to collaborating with the passionate and talented team at Les Mills to leverage these strengths and help our customers help their members fall in love with fitness and achieve our goal of creating a fitter planet."
Gagne earned his bachelor of science in kinesiology and master of Science in exercise physiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago.