High Five Health Promotion was sold to Westfield Health

High Five Health Promotion, a corporate wellbeing provider in the Netherlands, is acquired by Westfield Health group, a United Kingdom based health insurer and wellbeing provider.

Westfield Health group CEO, Dave Capper, described what the acquisition meant for the 100-year-old business. “Over its history, Westfield Health has built a track record of product innovation. This acquisition represents a continuation of our diversification into the exciting and important wellbeing market. By combining the two companies’ expertise, we can accelerate our growth in this industry both in the UK and internationally, allowing us to make a healthy difference to more people.”

Reflecting on his decision to sell the company, High Five’s Founder Paul Kienstra, said: “It was really important to us to find a company that shared our values and vision. With Westfield Health’s focus on evidence-based, preventative solutions and community giveback, it was clear that our shared philosophy and complementary capabilities would combine well, building on the success of both companies.”

High Five Health Promotion (www.highfive.fit) develops, designs and manages in-company gyms and wellbeing programs for employers that focus on elevating employee’s health. High Five wants to contribute to a healthier, more balanced and happier lifestyle for employees.  The company operates in the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium and the United Kingdom. Clients include Shell, Daimler, ABN AMRO and NATO. Additionally, High Five offers client’s employees access to a fitness network of more than two thousand gyms including club chains like BasicFit.

Westfield Health group (www.westfieldhealth.com) is an award-winning health and wellbeing provider with more than 400.000 customers. Focused on preventative, evidence-based solutions, the Westfield Health group helps businesses keep their teams happy and healthy, improving business productivity and individuals’ quality of life.

Proud of its not-for-profit heritage, the organisation’s mission is to make a healthy difference, donating more than £15 million to charities and communities across the UK.

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