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Board of Directors

The IHRSA Board of Directors is an experienced, intelligent team of industry leaders. They are chosen to serve IHRSA in particular and the fitness industry in general by providing guidance, strategic direction, and insight that has lasting global impact.

photo of Jose Teixeira

Board Member-Elect

Jose Teixeira

SC Fitness

Lisbon, Portugal

Teixeira is the head of customer experience for SC Fitness in Lisbon, Portugal. He embarked on his career as a professional beach volleyball player, earned a degree in sports and physical education, and in 2004 joined Sonae Capital, the owner of SC Fitness. Teixeira began as a sales consultant and moved up to club manager, area manager, and operations director before assuming his current position. SC Fitness operates its facilities under three different brands: Solinca Classic, a value for money offering with 22 clubs that have pools and fitness catering to all ages; Solinca Light, a chain of 12, value for the money clubs, without pools; and Element, a chain of three high-volume/low-price clubs.