A couple months ago Chris Clawson, president of Life Fitness, was asked what it would mean to his company, as well as the fitness and health industry, if he won the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
He first tackled Life Fitness by explaining that it would prove that what he said when he returned to the Illinois-based company.
“(The award) reinforces what I said when I came back to Life Fitness,” Clawson said. “The company has heritage, history and a lot of pride. We can live on that for a while but at some point we need to move forward. We want to be market-drivers. All of the people here are making it happen. We have tremendous talent and the needed someone to let them do their thing.”
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