Digital wellbeing provider hero announces significant appointment

Hero, the digital wellbeing provider which launched in April this year has announced a significant appointment; that of Jack Williams who joins from Virgin Pulse.  Jack was previously the Strategic Sales Director for the EMEA region and prior to his four years at Virgin Pulse, Jack worked within the Public Health service, designing and delivering health, wellbeing and lifestyle interventions across the UK.  


Speaking of his appointment, Jack said: “I am excited to be part of the hero team. I firmly believe hero is offering something different and unique and I am committed to its vision of supporting and enabling people to access innovative wellbeing solutions, which support a healthier lifestyle.  The company has a new and fresh take on wellbeing and understands what needs to be done to create long lasting positive behaviour change. I love that the hero solutions offer a completely personalised approach, which is inclusive to everyone regardless of their own unique wellbeing starting point. We understand every individual will have their own personal wellbeing challenges and strengths and our aim is to support them with their own unique goals.    


Jack will be working with the hero team and the other companies within the hero group to further develop the brand, reach and impact of the hero digital wellness solution.  


Joe Gaunt, CEO of hero said:  “It’s great to welcome Jack to the team and I have no doubt that he will make a big impact for us and indeed our clients.  Jack’s understanding of the market and his natural empathy make him the perfect person to head up our sales division. Jack will be working closely with myself and the other senior management team to drive hero further forward in 2019 and break even more boundaries than we did this year.”


Hero has just announced its second acquisition, that of UKWellbeing Coach one of the leading employee health, fitness and wellbeing companies in the UK, which also follows on from a revolutionary new partnership with property developer Moda.   


Jack concludes:  “Roll on 2019 – it’s set to be a pretty epic year for the wellbeing industry and indeed hero.  I am looking forward to working with the team to grow and expand the hero offer and make a significant impact on the health and wellbeing of the UK.”