Gymshark founder Ben Francis takes the reins as global sales soar

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The 29-year-old founder says he is ready to step into the top job at the company he founded a decade ago, and believes Gymshark could be the UK’s answer to Nike and Adidas. 

Francis has taken over as chief executive of the brand he founded in 2012 from Steve Hewitt, who will become the brand’s executive president with a greater focus on scaling the business commercially.

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