Hemsworth’s health app sacks Aussie workers
A vastly common health enterprise launched by Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth has reportedly sacked a few of its Australian workers.
Chris Hemsworth has launched a brand new add for his health app Centr, and it sees the star such as you’ve by no means seen him earlier than.
The app, launched by Hemsworth and his spouse Elsa Pataky, has developed an enormous subscriber base over its three years of operation and, in 2022, was offered to HighPost Capital.
On the time of the acquisition, HighPost confirmed the Thor star would “proceed to be deeply concerned in all elements of Centr, because the second largest shareholder within the mixed enterprise.”
The app prices $119 a yr or $20 a month for recorded exercises, diets and recipes.
Nevertheless,reported 23 Australia-based workers had been laid off from the enterprise on Thursday morning.
The publication hinged its report on a deleted LinkedIn put up from an worker.
It learn: “On Monday, I awakened excited and optimistic in regards to the future … 5 minutes later, I joined a last-minute work assembly referred to as “firm replace”.
“You’re all (23 of us) redundant, right this moment is your final day,” the girl wrote.
Information.com.au has contacted Centr, HighPost Capital and Centr CEO Andrew Sugerman for affirmation.
In accordance with employment analytics, 51 of Centr’s 249 workers are based mostly in Australia, with the bulk in Victoria.
The corporate additionally has one job opening for a Melbourne-based accountant that went reside on LinkedIn yesterday.
After the 2022 takeover,Hemsworth revealed he was “thrilled” Centr was becoming a member of the HighPost Capital steady.
“I look ahead to partnering with HighPost and Encourage to proceed the success of Centr, encourage folks to steer more healthy and extra lively lives, and enhance our robust subscriber base worldwide by creating excellent new content material and increasing our choices,” he stated in a press release.
HighPost Capital is a New York-based funding group co-headed by Mark Bezos, the youthful brother of Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos.
Its web site exhibits that Centr and health tools firm Encourage Health has been merged beneath the identify Centr LLC in its portfolio.
“The mixed firm, Centr LLC, is poised to profit from enhanced scale, synergies, and long-term tailwinds as a result of elevated give attention to private well being and wellbeing,” it reads.
Former Walt Disney International govt Andrew Sugerman heads Centr from Los Angeles.
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