Improving Employee Benefits with Physical Activity Programs - Andy Greenberg, GlobalFit


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Andy Greenberg from GlobalFit, a solution provider at the marcus evans Corporate Benefits Summit 2013, discusses how implementing the right wellness program can bring about a cultural change within the organization.
Interview with: Andy Greenberg, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Development, GlobalFit

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Improving Employee Benefits with Physical Activity Programs - Andy Greenberg, GlobalFit

  1. 1. Improving Employee Benefits with Physical Activity Programs participate in a program for the long their population by performing blood run. Once a link between these aspects screenings or health risk. The results is established, the right program can be will indicate the biggest health put in place. challenges. A program that gets people involved Based on the findings, the appropriate and excited is physical activity. Few programs can be located and set in employees may sign up at the beginning motion to build a healthier employee but as others see the results, they also base. tend to join in. If the right programs are selected, Consistency in activity and a behavioral employees’ behavior and mentality willInterview with: Andy Greenberg, change will be stimulated, and the change while the organization will saveSenior Vice President of Marketing rewarding effects to the company will be money.and Product Development, GlobalFit substantial. What cost-containment strategiesCorporate benefits directors are can you recommend?faced with the difficulty of findingwellness programs that can get The biggest costs are around losses inemployees involved, lower healthcare productivity and performance. The usecosts and initiate a behavioral change, of technology will help deliver programs Healthiersays Andy Greenberg, Senior Vice to the entire organization and assist inPresident of Marketing and Product an overall reduction of costs. HealthierDevelopment, GlobalFit. The use of employees will perform better andphysical activity programs can develop a excessive medical costs can be avoided.culture of wellness, as employeesencourage each other by actually seeingthe results for themselves, he adds. Creating an enthusiastic employee population helps to drive involvement employees will and yields healthy results. It is veryFrom a solution provider company important to share the organization’sattending the upcoming marcus evans goals and highlight the importance ofCorporate Benefits Summit 2013, in health to the company as a whole.Las Vegas, Nevada, January 20-22,Greenberg speaks about understandingthe organization’s bottom line in order Forming teams will enable team spirit and comradery, promoting a healthy perform betterto match needs with the best employee competitive environment.benefits. This feeling of pulling together willHow can corporate benefits create a culture of well-being and willdirectors select the most ultimately decrease healthcare costs.appropriate wellness programs fortheir employees? How can the organization’s needs be aligned to employee healthcare?A successful wellness program impactsthe company culture and healthcare The first order of business is forcosts by encouraging employees to companies to understand the profile of
  2. 2. About the Corporate Benefits Summit 2013 The HR Network – marcus evans Summits group This unique forum will take place at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa, Las Vegas, delivers peer-to-peer information Nevada, January 20-22, 2013. Offering much more than any conference, exhibition or on strategic matters, professional trade show, this exclusive meeting will bring together esteemed industry thought trends and breakthrough leaders and solution providers to a highly focused and interactive networking event. innovations. The Summit includes presentations on assessing and implementing non-standard medical benefits, tailoring a total rewards program to fit the organization, creating a wellness culture and aligning wellness initiatives to the company’s medical plan. Contact Please note that the Summit is a closed business event and the Maria Gregoriou, Journalist, marcus evans, Summits Division number of participants strictly limited. Tel: + 357 22 849 400 Email: For more information please send an email to All rights reserved. The above content may be republished or reproduced. Kindly inform us by sending an email to press@marcusevanscy.comAbout GlobalFitGlobalFit is the leading provider of physical activity programs for American businesses. For more than 20 years, GlobalFit has beenknown for its discount gym network, now with 10,000 locations in North America. Today, GlobalFit focuses on incrementallyincreasing employee activity levels with programs for all populations, from the sedentary to the highly active. For more informationon how GlobalFit is “Changing Lives through Physical Activity,” visit marcus evans Summitsmarcus evans Summits are high level business forums for the world’s leading decision-makers to meet, learn and discussstrategies and solutions. Held at exclusive locations around the world, these events provide attendees with a unique opportunity toindividually tailor their schedules of keynote presentations, think tanks, seminars and one-on-one business meetings.For more information, please visit: www.marcusevans.comUpcoming EventsCorporate Learning & Talent Development Summit - www.cltdsummit.comHR Summit - www.hranzsummit.comTo view the web version of this interview, please click here: