VIC, Australia (August 2018) - Matrix Fitness Australia parent company; Johnson Health Tech Australia (JHTA) is celebrating the appointment of a number of experienced employees in newly-created roles to coincide with its rapid growth in the Australian fitness industry. Garry Moon, Layne Quinn, Michael Cincotta, Nick Hadjistefanis and Rochelle Baker have all joined Johnson Health Tech Australia in roles to support the company’s development and evolution into one of Australia’s leading suppliers of commercial and home use fitness equipment.
In July of this year, Johnson Health Tech Australia named Garry Moon National Product Manager. Moon, who joins JHTA with more than 30 years of proven fitness business experience, will provide product strategy expertise for both the commercial and retail segments in Australia, as well as logistics support, product line optimisation and brand marketing strategy.
Joining Garry Moon in the management division is Layne Quinn, who joins JHTA as Sales Support Manager. With over 15 years’ experience in the health club industry, Quinn will oversee the inside sales process, as well as venture into new sales channels for the vertical market, municipal facilities and active aging/rehab channels. Quinn has extensive experience in the industry stemming from a long career with health club chain Genesis Fitness.
“Our collective goal as a global organization is to achieve a sales leadership position in the fitness industry, and the commercial and retail segments in Australia are a crucial link to achieving that goal,” said Michael Conlan, Managing Director of the Australian division of Johnson Health Tech Co., Ltd. “Both Garry and Layne bring to these new roles a solid understanding of the unique opportunities that Australia provides, as well as a proven history of industry success in this region. We’re excited to welcome them both to the JHT family.”
The Matrix Fitness commercial sales team also welcomes Michael Cincotta, who joins JHTA as Commercial Sales Executive for the NSW and ACT region. Cincotta is backed by strong hands-on experienced in the sports and fitness space after working for activeware manufacturer ASICS.
Supporting the outside sales team is Nick Hadjistefanis, who has been promoted to Inside Sales Representative from the Supply Chain department. Hadjistefanis joined JHTA in 2014 and was pivotal in coordinating the company’s relocation from Morwell to Dandenong South in 2017. His proven experience with the company and extensive product knowledge will be invaluable to the JHTA team.
Joining Nick as an Inside Sales Representative is Rochelle Baker, who joins JHTA after a 10 year tenor with Australian Barbell Company. Rochelle will be coordinating the inside sales procedure for our retail partners Sportspower, Intersport and SRG group, as well as our key commercial accounts including Goodlife Health Clubs, Snap Fitness and Fitness First.
“It’s an exciting time to be part of Johnson Health Tech,” added Conlan. “The growth that the Matrix Fitness brand has experienced worldwide has been nothing short of remarkable. We’re looking forward to all our new staff working in tandem with our existing team and partners to continue to successfully grow in the Australian region."
Johnson Health Tech Australia has undertaken massive efforts to streamline its business efficiencies in 2018, including moving from 7 nationwide 3PL warehouses to a single logistics centre at the Dandenong South Head Office, optimizing its product line and employing customer-focussed standard operation procedures amongst its workforce. For more information about Johnson Health Tech Australia, visit https://au.corporate.johnsonhealthtech.com/.
About Johnson Health Tech
Johnson Health Tech, Inc. (JHT), Taiwan, is among the world’s largest and fastest-growing fitness equipment manufacturers and is home to some of the most respected brands in the fitness industry, including: Matrix, Vision, and Horizon. The company manufactures a wide assortment of fitness equipment for both commercial and residential use, including treadmills, elliptical trainers, exercise bikes and strength training equipment. Locally, Johnson Health Tech Australia (JHTA) operates with its head office in Dandenong South, VIC. The local team services all of Australia and New Zealand.