Perkbox, a UK-based employee benefits platform, has announced the appointment of Doug Butler as CEO, with immediate effect.
With his expertise in finance and operations, Doug will drive global growth for the platform, overseeing product innovation and ensuring ongoing customer success. “His focus includes expanding the business, aiding clients in HR and people challenges, and advancing the company's mission to connect businesses' people with their purpose through a leading employee perks and benefits platform,” stated the company in an official announcement.
Prior to his appointment, Doug served as the CEO of Reward Gateway for over five years. Before this, he co-founded Latisys and was acting as CFO and President until it was acquired in 2015 by Zayo Group. He also served Barclays for nine years in the capacity of Director.
Welcoming Doug on the leadership board, Saurav Chopra, Co-founder & Exec. Chairman said, “I am thrilled to welcome Doug to the Perkbox team. His formidable operational expertise and leadership, paired with a steadfast commitment to nurturing people-first and inclusive cultures, is exactly what Perkbox needs to amplify its mission. As we navigate cost-of-living challenges, Doug's vision will be instrumental in supporting more organisations and their employees. I am excited for the innovation and growth he will bring to our users and the Perkbox team.”
Doug added, “I am excited to continue my employee engagement journey with Perkbox, a company I have long admired for its technical solutions, passion and creativity. Thousands of organisations rely on Perkbox to support their people globally with enhanced employee value propositions plus recognition and reward-led culture initiatives, and I look forward to leading and contributing to this mission-driven business.”