Star Trac Appoints New Europe Managing Director

Star Trac announced today that Matthew Pengelly has been promoted to Managing Director for Europe.

IRVINE, CA – Star Trac announced today that Matthew Pengelly has been promoted to Managing Director for Europe. Prior to this appointment, he served as the Managing Director of Star Trac’s direct sales and service efforts in the United Kingdom.

“I am excited to promote Matthew to this very important position running our European operations and I look forward to continuing to work closely with him in the future”, said Mike Leveque, Star Trac President and COO. Leveque was recently promoted to the President role from the position that Pengelly will now fill. 

A six-year Star Trac veteran, Pengelly previously held various senior positions with Holmes Place Health Clubs, including managing the development of the German and Austrian clubs. Pengelly commented, “I appreciate the confidence of Mike and the opportunity to continue to lead Star Trac’s growth and expansion in Europe.”

Pengelly will continue to be based out of Star Trac’s European headquarters in High Wycombe, just outside of London.

About Star Trac

Star Trac, headquartered in Irvine, Calif., is the fastest-growing company in the commercial fitness industry. This success has been driven by user-focused product innovations that were inspired by the company’s mission to provide products to mold lifelong habits for health and fitness. Star Trac’s complete line of cardiovascular and strength equipment includes the revolutionary Star Trac Coach™, a personalized treadmill workout led by a professional coach,

Inspiration Strength™, Impact Strength® line featuring Lock N Load®, the Instinct Circuit Program®, the E Series, and the HumanSport® line. The company is also partnered with Mad Dogg Athletics as the manufacturer for Spinner® bikes including the groundbreaking eSpinner®. While more than 4 million people in over 75 countries use Star Trac exercise equipment daily, the company knows it must do more. Global obesity is on the rise. It’s time to Expect Different. For more information about Star Trac call 1-800-228-6635 or visit

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