Peter Wright is the CEO of MARS Sportif. He has 25 years of experience in the fitness industry and was one of the founding directors of Virgin Active UK. Following the acquisition by Virgin of the South African 90 club Health and Racquet chain, he was appointed COO and took on responsibility for repositioning the brand and improving profit margins. Before joining MARS, Peter served as the CEO of Saudi Arabia’s leading fitness club chain, Body Masters.
John Greenwood is The COO of MARS Sportif. Prior to this he was responsible for 31 fitness clubs located in 6 countries in Gulf Region as Group Operation Manager of Fitness First Middle East. He has held the role of Regional Manager of UK based Punch Taverns and prior to that was Senior Operational Group Manager of David Lloyd Leisure, managing 80 fitness clubs across the UK. He has also worked in an operational role for Virgin Active and has extensive fitness and operational experience.
Zeynep Sirel Fırat is the CFO of MARS Sportif. Zeynep started her career in the Ernst & Young Turkey Office, in the Auditing Department. Prior to joining MARS Sportif she was Finance Director at Biletix/Ticketmaster Turkey. During this period she was responsible for the finance and human resources functions as well as developing operational and financial systems for the company in The United Arab Emirates. Zeynep has worked for Benkar Consumer Finance and Card Services, under the Boyner Group, as Assistant Manager developing the ''Advantage Card'' project. She has also worked for Beymen in the same group, known as the first “Luxury Retail House” in Turkey (60 stores) where she held the role of the Financial Planning and Reporting Manager.