BVHS Names New Chief People Officer

Blanchard Valley Health System has announced that Eric Proctor will become its new chief people officer (CPO) and drive the talent strategy for more than 3,300 associates and oversee corporate public relations and marketing, and the Blanchard Valley Health Foundation.

“BVHS is firmly committed to investing in our people and culture,” explained Myron Lewis, president and chief executive officer. “With the addition of Eric, we emphasize that commitment. He has a demonstrated track record and will be an integral addition as we continue to grow as an organization.”

Before joining BVHS, Eric served as the vice president of people and culture business transformation at Novant Health, an integrated four-state health system in the Southeast.

“Careers in the healthcare industry are ever-evolving,” shared Proctor. “It is exciting to be on the BVHS team where we can develop new ways to recruit, retain and support our workforce,” said Proctor. “Enhancing our efforts around workforce and workplace experience is a key driver in achieving the organization’s mission.”

Proctor will begin his role with BVHS on January 9, 2023.