Leeds online fitness firm recruits Head of Operations from Mamas and Papas

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by Simon Austin
Russell Duce

Leeds-based online fitness retailer Roar Ambition has supported its international expansion plans by appointing Russell Duce as Head of Operations. 

Duce joins from a senior role at Mamas and Papas and will support the day-to-day operations of the company as it continues to expand in the UK and key export markets.

Roar Ambition recently announced it is recruiting 20 new staff at its new Leeds headquarters. The company, which was founded in 2012, offers a range of fitness products including sports supplements.  

Founder and MD Robert Parker said: “Russell joins the team at an exciting stage of our growth. We are expanding the range of fitness products we offer and recruiting to ensure the quality of our service is maintained. It is a testament that our vision and culture that we continue to attract top talent from across the region.” 

Duce added: “Roar Ambition is a great Yorkshire success story. It has market leading products that are expanding in key exports markets such as the USA and Australia. 

“It’s a great time to join the company as we expand the portfolio of fitness related products and services.”

The company is recruiting experienced staff with digital skills, ranging from copywriters, content marketers, developers and SEO specialists.