Limeade scales up operations with new chief operating officer
Former LexisNexis Healthcare executive Warren Gouk joins Limeade leadership team
Bellevue, Wash., February 1, 2016 –– Today Limeade, a corporate wellness technology company, appointed Warren Gouk as its new chief operating officer. A former senior vice president and general manager of LexisNexis Healthcare, Gouk unified business strategy and structure to enable operational scale and achieved over 20 times revenue growth. In his new role at Limeade, Gouk is responsible for business and financial operations.
“Limeade strikes the right balance of culture, innovation and excellence to drive improvement for its customers,” Gouk said. “I’m thrilled to help take our people, processes and delivery systems to the next level. The company is a clear leader in a large and dynamic market, with a solid foundation for growth and a marquee list of customers and partners.”
Reporting directly to Limeade CEO Henry Albrecht, Gouk will oversee the customer success, shared services, business insights and finance teams.
“Warren adds an additional layer of operational excellence to our leadership team,” said Albrecht, who started Limeade in 2006 with the mission of improving well-being in the world. “In addition to his impressive experience scaling companies, Warren knows how to structure teams and processes to maximize efficiency and growth potential. He’ll ensure we provide excellent counsel for our customers, while keeping us disciplined and nimble as we respond to our dynamic market. Plus, he’s a great culture fit for Limeade.”
Before LexisNexis Healthcare, Gouk was the chief financial officer and head of business development and strategy at Enclarity, a healthcare data analytics company. He helped expand into new markets and led the sale of Enclarity to LexisNexis. Before that, Gouk spent 10 years helping build and grow Cascadia Capital into a nationally ranked investment banking practice. He also led M&A transactions for private and public companies at Volpe Brown Whelan & Co. and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Gouk has a finance and economics degree from the University of British Columbia and holds Chartered Accountant (CA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designations. He and his family live in Seattle, where he participates in hockey, baseball, skiing and golf. He’s been a board member of the Special Olympics of Washington for the past four years.
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 on www.limeade.com.