Carolyn Jacobson was recently named chief human resources officer for Fairview Health Services.
Jacobson is responsible for all aspects of human resources, including talent recruitment and performance management, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, training and development and human resources administration.
Jacobson has been serving in the role on an interim basis since July 2013.
“Fairview employees and our partners deliver world-class care,” says Fairview President and CEO Rulon F. Stacey, PhD, FACHE. “Carolyn brings the experience we need to recruit and retain top talent for Fairview and to foster an organizational culture where team members can deliver thrive.”
Jacobson joined Fairview in 2008 to lead the organizational development area and then assumed responsibility for all human resources. Before joining Fairview, Jacobson was a global organizational effectiveness leader for Honeywell. She has more than 20 years of HR leadership experience.
Fairview Health Services, headquartered in Minneapolis, is a nonprofit, academic health system providing exceptional health care across the entire continuum. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 21,000 employees and 2,300 aligned physicians embrace innovation and new thinking to deliver greater value—higher quality, better experience and lower cost.