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14.07.2010

Snap Fitness CEO Peter Taunton wins award for consumer services

The Snap Fitness franchise has announced that CEO Peter Taunton has won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® award for consumer services in the Upper Midwest Region. According to the information provided, the Upper Midwest program recognizes companies based in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota.

“Ernst & Young believes in the power of entrepreneurship,” said William Miller, Partner and Strategic Growth Markets Leader with Ernst & Young’s Minneapolis office. “These Entrepreneur Of The Year award winners are best in class, and we are proud to honor their outstanding success.”

This year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 24th anniversary. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world. Awards are given to entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Entrepreneurs are nominated and evaluated by those in each region, including local business, academic and community leaders.

Named the 16th fastest-growing private company in Inc. Magazine's 2009 Inc. 500 ranking, Snap Fitness is, it says, experiencing phenomenal growth with more than 2,000 locations sold nationwide and some 30-40 new stores added monthly. Founded in 2003 by CEO Peter Taunton, the Minnesota-based franchisor offers compact, state-of-the-art, 24/7 express fitness clubs that emphasize fast, convenient and affordable workouts in neighborhoods across America and worldwide. (kbp)


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