Pete Thomas Heads to Best Buy Corporate Headquarters to Motivate Employees to “Be Healthy!”
Ann Arbor, MI— Who do you call when you’re North America’s leading retailer of consumer electronics, personal computers, entertainment software and appliances— and you want to motivate your employees to get healthy? The answer is simple. Pete Thomas! As NBC’s most successful Biggest Loser and the Season 2 At-Home Winner, Pete Thomas was Best Buy’s choice for a motivational speaker and teacher to educate and inspire its employees at their corporate headquarters in Richfield, Minnesota on June 2, 2011.
“The employees at Best Buy are what make Best Buy the industry leader that it is,” states Pete Thomas. “I’m really looking forward to encouraging them to continue being and doing their best—and being healthy is a part of that. There are lots ways to improve one’s health and I plan to offer some insight as to how they can do that. But what’s really great is that Best Buy corporate is developing some innovative wellness opportunities for employees as well!”
Pete Thomas will serve as the speaker for the Best Buy “Lunch and Learn” event sponsored by the company’s Human Resources Division on June 2, 2011.
About Best Buy Co., Inc.
Best Buy is a multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services with a commitment to growth and innovation. The Best Buy family of brands and partnerships collectively generates more than $50 billion in annual revenue and employs approximately 180,000 individuals who apply their talents to help bring the benefits of these brands to life for customers through retail locations, multiple call centers and Web sites, in-home solutions, product delivery and activities in our communities. For more information about Best Buy, visit www.bby.com.
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About Pete Thomas
Pete Thomas is the Season 2 $100,000 At-home Winner of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” and the President of Pete Thomas Wellness—a multi-faceted weight loss education and consulting company. As a highly skilled TV personality, teacher, certified trainer, weight-loss coach and consultant, Thomas helps organizations and corporations design and implement wellness programs—including “Biggest Loser” style weight-loss and teambuilding programs— that get results! His company also provides cutting-edge content for health and fitness oriented blogs, books and magazines—including the best-selling “Biggest Loser” book series. Of the former Biggest Loser contestants, only Pete Thomas has personally created other “Biggest Losers” through his teaching and coaching programs.
Pete has appeared on ABC’s The View, The 700 Club, and eXtra, as well as being featured in People Magazine, Runner’s World, TV Guide, inTouch Weekly, Real Health and commercials nationwide. A full time motivational speaker, weight-loss coach, consultant, and product spokesman for companies such as NordicTrack and HealthPlus of Michigan, Pete travels and spreads his “Winning Principles” to organizations worldwide—both in person and through his website at www.PeteThomasOnline.com. For an interview with Pete Thomas, contact Anita Lane at 646.450.6214.