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UNH Today goes into gym, onto farm with Planet Fitness CEO

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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Chris Rondeau ’94 was studying business at UNH back in the early 1990s when he picked up a part-time job at a new gym in nearby Dover. After graduation he went full time at that gym — Planet Fitness — working with the owners to help refine the company’s business model and, over time, turn it into a low-cost fitness franchise. Today Rondeau is CEO of Planet Fitness, a $91 million company with more than 1,300 gyms throughout North America. He spoke with UNH Today about the business, his time at UNH and his passion outside of the gym.

Jeremy Gasowski | Communications and Public Affairs | | 603-862-4465