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Aurora Health Care Hires Longtime Wisconsin HR Executive

September 09, 2015

Milwaukee – Aurora Health Care today announced the hiring of Michael Grubich, a longtime Wisconsin human resources executive, as the health care system's new senior vice president of learning and development. In this role, Michael will provide overall strategic direction for identifying, developing and implementing organizational development initiatives, including executive and leadership development, employee development, performance management and succession planning.

"Michael has an extensive and proven track record of achievement in organizational development, as well as strong leadership and team-building skills," said Amy Rislov, Aurora's chief human resources officer. "With his background and experience, Michael will be a valuable addition to the executive leadership team and our more than 30,000 caregivers across the organization."

Michael brings 25 years of success in human resources management to Aurora. Prior to joining Aurora, he served as a global human resources executive for CNH Industrial in Racine, Wis., where he led global human resources for CNH's Aftermarket Business as well as its Product Development & Engineering organization. He has also held human resources directorships at Kohler Co. and Jockey International Inc.

"It's exciting to be able to contribute my expertise in organizational development to Aurora – an organization that is truly focused on improving people's lives and the health of Wisconsin communities," said Michael. "I'm honored to be able to help lead HR efforts for Wisconsin's largest employer, knowing that my work will strongly contribute to the high-quality care being delivered each day at all of Aurora's locations throughout eastern Wisconsin and upper Illinois."

Michael holds a bachelor's degree in enterprise business management from Northern Illinois University and a master's degree in business administration from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

About Aurora Health Care:
Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin-area health care provider and a national leader in efforts to improve health care quality. Aurora offers services at sites in more than 90 communities throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. Aurora is Wisconsin's most comprehensive health care provider and the state's largest private employer. Aurora serves more than 1.2 million patients every year via a comprehensive network of facilities, services and providers, including 15 hospitals, 159 clinics, 70 pharmacies and 30,000 amazing caregivers. As evidenced by more than 400 active clinical trials, Aurora is dedicated to delivering innovations to provide the best possible care today, and to define the best care for tomorrow. Get helpful health and wellness information via the Aurora MyHealth blog, our Facebook page, our Twitter account and our Pinterest account.

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