Centura Health Welcomes Sebastien Girard as Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer

July 9, 2021

(CENTENNIAL, COLO.) Centura Health, the region’s leading health care provider, is pleased to announce the hiring of Sebastien Girard, MBA, as Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer.

Sebastien brings to our healing ministry of 21,000 caregivers a strong track record in HR transformation; diversity, equity and inclusion; and recruitment and retention, among other attributes. He has talents and practical skills in workforce planning, talent acquisition and management, HR technologies, and market disruption.


A native of Montreal, Canada, Sebastien comes to Centura from Atrium Health in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he served as the Senior Vice President responsible for workforce engagement and workforce operations. He previously served as the Chief Workforce Officer at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, Texas. He spent nearly fifteen years with Randstad, a Dutch-based global human resources consulting firm, in executive and operations roles in both the United States and Canada. Sebastien has a Master of Business Administration degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) Sloan School of Management, whose mission is to develop principled, innovative leaders who improve the world.

Sebastien says he is on a mission to serve, elevate and care for every community, every patient and every associate: “I am humbled and honored to join the healing ministry at Centura. I look forward to partnering with our brilliant health care workers and making a true impact on each of our associates and the communities we serve. Working for a mission-and-faith-driven organization makes me even more thrilled for this partnership.”

In addition to his deep professional experience and track record, Sebastien passionately supports giving back the community and has engaged in international humanitarian projects. An avid Montreal Canadiens fan, he is a close follower of the Colorado Avalanche, which was based in Québec before moving to Denver. He and his family are excited to call Colorado home.


About Centura Health
Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 21,000 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life® Colorado, we are making the region’s best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. We believe you can inspire the people you care about to live healthier lives by encouraging them to do the little things that can make a big difference. We’re Centura Health, and we’re here for your health. For information on Centura Health or any of the facilities in our network, please visit Centura Health website.

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