Episode 92: Scott Penn (SP Health), Sydney, Australia
By Kevin Daum, Marketer, speaker, and columnist for Inc.com
YPO member Scott Penn struggled with his weight from a young age. When his parents launched Weight Watchers in Australia, he attended his first meeting at age 13.
After beginning his career at an advertising agency, Scott joined his family at Weight Watchers and helped it grow dramatically. When a private equity firm acquired it, Scott was named CEO of Weight Watchers Australasia and the global vice president of Weight Watchers International. Scott and his team helped take the company public in 2001.
Scott is also the Chairman and Co-Owner of the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles, a professional rugby team in Sydney, which boasts eight league championships in five consecutive decades.
In this episode, Scott shares the innovative approach SP Health is taking to combat world obesity and how Scott is doing his part to make a healthier world.
Made possible with grants from Gazelles Growth Institute.