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GymSports New Zealand appoints new CEO

Published: Mon 16 Mar 2009 10:15 AM
GymSports New Zealand appoints new CEO
Auckland, 16 March:
GymSports News Zealand (GSNZ) has today announced the appointment of Sarah Ashmole to Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Sarah moves to the role from Business Development Manager, which she held for nearly three years. She has been performing the role of acting CEO since January 2009.
“Sarah brings extensive experience and an in-depth understanding of GymSports to the CEO role,” said GSNZ Chairman David Lutterman. “We look forward to Sarah continuing the momentum created in GymSports over the last three years".
Sarah says she is proud to work for an organisation which places so much value on giving back to the New Zealand community.
“As GSNZ continues its journey towards a modern, dynamic organisation, I look forward to continuing the work directly with clubs and GSNZ membership whom are who are as passionate about foundation skills and competitive gymsports as I am,” she said.
“Our goal is to give children more opportunities through clubs to develop and improve their movement skills so they can get the most out of whatever activities they choose to do. We want to increase the awareness of how the brain and body develops so that the value of what gymsports can give to children is common knowledge amongst the parents of New Zealand.” “We also want to encourage children to participate in gymsports to experience the benefits of learning to move well because it is all about getting the most out of life.” Ends About GymSports New Zealand GymSports New Zealand (GSNZ) is the National Sporting Organisation (NSO) responsible for the development and governance of five sports; aerobics, women’s and men’s artistic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline. All sports are world or Olympic sports.
GymSports employs 15 full time staff and has hundreds of volunteers.
As an organisation that supports activities that assist the development of core skills for movement, GymSports aims to lead New Zealanders to do better, feel better and be better.
ENDS

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