EY Announces Henry Albrecht CEO of Limeade, as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2016 Finalist in the Pacific Northwest
BELLEVUE, WA–(May 05, 2016) – EY today announced that Limeade CEO, Henry Albrecht is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Pacific Northwest. Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world. The awards program celebrates entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Henry Albrecht was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a black-tie gala event on June 17, 2016 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel.
Since founding Limeade in 2006, Henry has led the company from an idea in his basement to a high-growth, industry-leading corporate wellness technology company. “We’re lucky to serve employers committed to being great places to work,” Albrecht said. “The market is becoming aware that an authentic commitment to employee well-being pays off in employee engagement and business results. It’s exciting that this market mega-trend aligns so well with our mission.”
Learn more about Henry Albrecht’s journey as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year finalist by following @Limeade on Twitter.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The Pacific Northwest program is sponsored by GreenRubino.
About Limeade Limeade is a corporate wellness technology company that measurably improves employee health, well-being and performance, while building cultures that support well-being. Employees earn points and rewards for taking steps to improve well-being, while employers move the needle on their business goals. Recognized for its own award-winning culture, Limeade serves over 100 employers and top global brands. Learn more onwww.limeade.com.
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.
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Limeade released new employment data demonstrating concentrated focus on increasing gender representation across its global workforce. As of February 2022, Limeade reported 51% women make up the employee population and 48% of director-level and above leadership roles are held by women.