Lifetime Training recruits Australian high-flyer

Lifetime Training has scoured the globe in its quest to appoint industry innovators. The company’s latest addition is Sean Cosgrove, who was previously Chief Operating Officer at the Australian Institute of Fitness. Cosgrove has been appointed as Head of Commercial Operations at Lifetime.

In addition to his business expertise, leading all commercial operations teams including course delivery, sales and customer service, Cosgrove is also completing a Masters of Business Administration. Previous roles include National Sales & Marketing Manager at the Australian Institute of Fitness where he transformed the sales and marketing strategy from a traditional media approach to a digital and social orientation, as well as operational and managerial roles in a variety of fast-paced commercial businesses in the education, leisure and fitness sectors including Fitness First Australia, BlueFit Leisure and South Pacific Health Clubs.

In his new role, Cosgrove will support Lifetime’s continued and rapid growth, developing an operational plan that delivers educational excellence across key sectors, such as fitness and beauty, as well as shaping the curriculum team’s priorities to support the creation, development and launch of new industry-leading and innovative training programmes.

Mike Jones, Commercial Director at Lifetime Training, commented: “At Lifetime we are always seeking fresh thinking and new ideas to take our training programmes to the next level. By recruiting Sean we are bringing Australia’s top talent and forward thinking fitness education to the UK to further build on our award-winning programmes and learning experience.”

Sean Cosgrove added: “Lifetime Training is renowned as a market leader for quality, innovative education. I am looking forward to applying my knowledge and past experiences to enhance and evolve Lifetime’s programmes and reputation to even greater heights.”

Lifetime’s focus on quality and innovation netted the company an amazing three Active Training Awards including Best Use of Technology, Large Training Provider of the Year and Apprenticeship Provider of the Year at ukactive’s 2015 event.

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Editor’s notes:
Lifetime Training is one of the UK’s largest vocational training providers. Established in 1995, it now delivers innovative training programmes to more than 20,000 people a year. More than 500 Lifetime trainers and tutors work directly with learners at over 3,000 workplaces and educational centres in order to deliver on both educational and business needs. Lifetime Training is the Active Training Awards 2015 Large Training Provider of the Year and 2014 Flame Awards Supplier of the Year.

For further information contact:
Amanda Baker at Big Fish Public Relations
Tel: 07976 757499

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