True Fitness, the manufacturer of commercial cardio and strength equipment, announced the addition of Ed Kurzontkowski as vice president of operations.

In this role, Kurzontkowski will oversee all operations for True, ensuring the development and implementation of efficient protocols and cost-effective systems within purchasing and operations to meet the growing needs of the True organization. His experience includes over 30 years in process improvement, budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning.

“I’m very excited to have Ed on the team,” said Ward Petito, COO of True. “He possesses incredible insight. His innovative methods and experience will bring a new focus on planning and efficiency. This is imperative as we now are tasked with delivering to both the True and Octane brands.”

“Joining a growing company like True is an incredible opportunity,” Kurzontkowski said. “As a well-established, industry-leading organization, it’s easy to respect what they’ve accomplished and their future potential. I’m excited to be a part of the leadership team that will help write the next chapter for True.”

Prior to joining True, Kurzontkowski spent 28 years with Cybex International, where he held a variety of positions and built one of the most well-respected service organizations in fitness manufacturing. In addition to Cybex, Kurzontkowski has also held leadership positions with other top manufacturers in the industry.

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