ORANGE, Calif., Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Western Dental & Orthodontics, one of the nation's leaders in accessible, affordable, high-quality oral health care, today announced the appointment of Robert A. Eisen as Chief Human Resources Officer.
Eisen, who joins Western Dental on November 28, has more than 25 years of human resources leadership experience, including 20 years in healthcare-related organizations. He has held HR positions at Quest Diagnostics and several hospital groups, including Hospital Corporation of America. He spent the last five years with St. Joseph Health in Irvine, Calif., where he was Vice President, Talent. "I'm very pleased to welcome Robert Eisen to the Western Dental team," said Daniel D. Crowley, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Western Dental and its affiliate, Brident Dental & Orthodontics. "We have and are continuing to build a talented workforce of good people dedicated to quality and service excellence, and Robert has the experience and expertise to nurture and expand that culture as we grow." "I'm excited to join a dynamic organization like Western Dental," Eisen said. "The company's leadership team has a vision to build a truly great organization around talented people at all levels. It will be a fun challenge to be part of that team." During his career, Eisen has successfully built and led strong HR departments that helped organizations succeed. He comes to Western Dental and Brident with a deep understanding of the unique demands of a healthcare service business like dentistry. Eisen has created career ladders with training and development that helped team members build rewarding, long-term careers, and he has created programs to compensate and reward fairly for performance, while fostering cultures that attracted talented individuals and fueled organizational energy and chemistry.