Johnson Health Tech (JHT), the fitness equipment manufacturer for commercial and residential use, including the Matrix, Vision, and Horizon brands, promoted John Young to VP of Commercial Business, International.

Young joined JHT in 2017 and was previously responsible for commercial sales and business development across the Pan-Asia region. He expands his territory working with JHT’s subsidiaries and distributors across the EMEA and Asia Pacific to further build relationships with key accounts and facilitate business development and expansion across the regions.

Young began his career in 1985 with Minori in Tokyo as an export manager. He then joined International Fitness Associates and held management positions across Asia before becoming director and co-owner of International Leisure Consultants in Hong Kong. Young joined Star Trac in 1995 as its international sales and marketing manager until leaving to become the regional sales director for Asia Pacific with Cybex International. He continued to work for Cybex for 18 years in roles of increasing responsibility until he was named senior vice president of International Sales.

“The growth of JHT’s commercial sales continues to outpace that of the industry and our competitors,” Young stated. “This achievement is a result of the collective dedication of the Matrix team to empower our customers. We know that when our customers succeed, we succeed. I’m excited to work alongside our EMEA and APAC subsidiaries and distributors to further build relationships that will fuel the success of the industry.”

JHT’s global management headquarters is based in Taichung, Taiwan, with global product development, marketing and engineering in Cottage Grove, WI.

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