LONDON, ONT. — The founder and CEO of London, Ont. based GoodLife Fitness has been inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame.

David ‘Patch’ Patchell-Evans was inducted on May 27, and becomes the first fitness club owner to be honoured.

Patchell-Evans opened his first gym in London 42 years ago.

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Founder and CEO, David Patchell-Evans started GoodLife Fitness in 1979. Now Canada’s largest fitness chain now has over 1 Million members and more than 310 gyms across the country. (CNW Group/GoodLife Fitness)