Christophe Andanson President Planet Fitness Group
Founder & President

Planet Fitness Group

Christophe Andanson

Christophe Andanson is Founder & President and Founder of Planet Fitness Group since 1996.

Christophe lives in Aix en Provence (France) since 2000. He is a proud wrestling champion from 1967 to 1984, 12-times national champion, European medalist, 2-times Olympic wrestler, national coach and physical education teacher. He obtained a Sport Masters from the National Institute of Sports. Together with his wife Claudy, Christophe opened his first club in 1983 in Paris under the Vit’Halles Fitness Clubs brand which grew to 12 clubs and 30,000 members.

Christophe has had an incredible experience in the fitness industry for more than 20 years, he has been Founder and President of remarkable fitness brands including Les Mills France, the French Fitness Federation (this federation is now recognized by the French government with a diploma sanctioned by the Ministry of Sport and mandatory in France to teach Fitness), Fisaf International, EFHA, IHRSA France and more.

Christophe is also a speaker at Beyond Activ WORLD in Singapore.