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Pietro Carmignani - CEO Europe, Gympass

The Business of Wellness

Release Date: 07/06/2020

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Pietro Carmignani leads the European region at Gympass, an organisation committed to defeating inactivity by helping corporate organisations to improve their wellbeing programmes. With an emphasis on ‘engage’ and ‘maintain’, Gympass optimises return on investment for companies, linking workplace wellness back to results.

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Pietro Carmignani leads the European region at Gympass, an organisation committed to defeating inactivity by helping corporate organisations to improve their wellbeing programmes. With an emphasis on ‘engage’ and ‘maintain’, Gympass optimises return on investment for companies, linking workplace wellness back to results.

 

In this episode, Pietro talks us through his career milestones since joining Gympass in 2015. We cover launching in a new market, hiring passionate people when start-up salaries aren’t always desirable, and business development strategies that speak to employees, HR professionals and gym providers. We also discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the workforce and the responsibility that employers have when it comes to the health and wellbeing of their staff.  

 

What’s next for Gympass? Following acquisition of Portugese AI firm Flaner at the end of 2019, Gympass will be working hard to offer personalized and customized bespoke products for employees based on their behaviours.

 

Thank you to our sponsors:

The world’s largest corporate fitness platform, Gympass - connect your gym, studio or fitness centre to new corporate customers from your area.

The go-to legal firm supporting the wellness industry, Bird & Bird.

Modern accountancy firm dedicated to saving you money, GrowFactor.

Software booking experts, Mindbody.

 

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