|By Business Wire||
|October 22, 2013 09:24 AM EDT||
ShapeUp Inc., the leading global provider of social networking and incentives-based employee wellness solutions, today announced the appointment of Ann Brady as chief financial officer. In this role, Brady is responsible for the financial performance of the company and collaborating with the executive team to execute a strategy to ensure continued stability and accelerate growth.
“Ann’s significant leadership experience at several fast-growing healthcare and technology companies makes her an ideal addition to the ShapeUp team,” said Dr. Rajiv Kumar, founder and CEO of ShapeUp. “Her success with growing companies of all sizes gives her unique insight that will help us strategically and successfully expand our footprint in the employer and health plan wellness marketplaces.”
Brady has served as CFO at multiple healthcare and technology firms. Along the way she led two companies to a public offering and raised over $300 million in funding, establishing a reputation as an innovative and strategic thinker who knows how to rapidly scale a business. She has held leadership roles at companies including Health Payment Review, ATG, uTest, FirstBest and Apperian throughout her career. Prior to joining ShapeUp, Brady founded New England Business Solutions Group, a consulting firm specializing in C-level expertise for start-up and emerging growth companies.
Brady holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Assumption College and an MBA from the Clark University Graduate School of Management.
About ShapeUp Inc.
ShapeUp is the leading global provider of clinically-proven, social networking-based employee wellness programs that help people exercise more, eat healthier, and lose weight. Founded in 2006 by two medical doctors, ShapeUp has pioneered an innovative approach to behavior change that leverages the power of social networking, gaming, coaching, and financial rewards to improve the health of large populations and reduce healthcare costs. ShapeUp’s social wellness platform covers two million lives across 109 countries and is used by more than 250 employers and health plans. Learn more about ShapeUp at www.shapeup.com.