"We are excited to welcome Jim to the Steward family at this transformative time for our company and country's health care system. Over the course of his impressive career, Jim has distinguished himself as a world class leader and communicator," said
Olson will serve as Steward's chief spokesperson and be responsible for leading the company's public image, global communications strategy, employee engagement, and digital storytelling.
Most recently Olson was Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications at United Airlines, where he led global public relations, employee advocacy, social media, and creative services for the world's third-largest carrier. Prior to United, he served as the Vice President of Corporate Communications at Starbucks,
"This is a defining moment for Steward and for health care in America — which is why I'm so energized about the game-changing impact we are poised to make in the
Olson earned his BS in Public Relations from
Olson's appointment is effective
The Steward Health Care Network includes five thousand physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year.
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