GoodRx Appoints Raj Beri as Chief Operating Officer, Mark Hull as Chief Product Officer and Vina Leite as Chief People Officer
GoodRx (Nasdaq: GDRX), a leading consumer-focused digital healthcare platform, today announced it has made key leadership appointments to support the company's scaling business and accelerate innovation to bring more affordable and convenient healthcare to consumers across the country.
Raj Beri will join GoodRx as the company's first ever Chief Operating Officer (COO) from Uber, where he served as Vice President of Grocery and New Verticals, overseeing the company's non-restaurant and last mile delivery businesses across global markets. With more than 20 years in the business operations space, Raj will lead continued growth and expansion at GoodRx, while helping increase value across the prescriptions business.
"GoodRx has seen tremendous growth over the past few years and I am eager to help lead the company through the next phase of its evolution as part of this innovative leadership team," said Beri. "I'm passionate about working on audacious problems across sectors that are ripe for disruption, and GoodRx is at the center of that disruption in the healthcare industry."
In addition, Mark Hull has been named the first ever Chief Product Officer to help the company build industry-leading solutions for consumers, providers and pharmacists. Previously a senior product executive at Meta and LinkedIn, Mark will draw on his more than 25 years of experience in the product management industry to make GoodRx more accessible, convenient and useful for consumers, while helping scale opportunities with partners.
Vina Leite has joined GoodRx as the company's first Chief People Officer. With expertise in the global human resources and talent management space, Vina brings more than two decades of experience in transforming high-growth and Fortune 500 organizations. Vina will support growth at GoodRx by helping to develop scalable people operations functions while hiring and developing top taent in an environment that is empowered by diversity, equity and inclusion.
The company also welcomes Scott Paul as Senior Vice President of Healthcare & Consumer Innovation. Scott will leverage his substantial healthcare experience and knowledge to work with senior leadership on all areas of healthcare innovation across the ecosystem of consumers, retailers, PBMs, providers and drug manufacturers. Scott previously founded Apex Affinity, where he created and ran many of the largest pharmacy discount programs in the market, and most recently served as Executive Vice President at MedImpact, where he focused primarily on consumer savings and digital health.
"As GoodRx continues on our rapid growth trajectory, we're thrilled to welcome these mission-driven additions to our leadership team," said Doug Hirsch, co-CEO and co-founder of GoodRx. "Raj, Mark, Vina and Scott are innovative, forward-thinking executives who believe in GoodRx's vision and core values. Their deep experience and expertise across consumer-driven, B2B and healthcare industries will be invaluable to GoodRx as we continue to help millions of consumers access affordable and convenient healthcare."
Andrew Slutsky will transition to a new role at the company, driving new initiatives as Senior Vice President of Strategy & Marketing Innovation.
GoodRx is a leading consumer-focused digital healthcare platform. Our technology delivers strong savings, trusted information and access to care to make healthcare affordable and convenient for all Americans. Since 2011, we have helped consumers save over $35 billion and are one of the most downloaded medical apps over the past decade.
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